Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.082 Ectoedemia intimella (Zeller, 1848)
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the larva is pale yellow

 

Food Plant: Salix (Willow):   S.caprea, S.cinerea, S.fragilis, S. pentandra, S.phylicifolia.

Egg: Laid on midrib 

Mine: July - November

Notes: A gall in the leaf petiole, later the mine is in the leaf-blade, in a “green island”. the larva is a pale yellow with a light brown head (as shown).

Data: 28.x.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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