Lep:Eriocraniidae
  home | mines | species | plants | mine-keys | links | search | updates | newsletters | news | books
2.005 Eriocrania salopiella (Stainton, 1854)
< back
mine almsot fully developed

 

Food Plant: Betula (Birch)       

Mine: May - June

Notes: The early gallery starts in the centre of the leaf (as shown). It is a linear track which widens to a large blotch at the leaf edge, with frass in long threads. The mine is almost fully developed and an earlier stage of this mine may be seen here.

Data: 16.v.2009, ex mine 09.v.2009, Dinton Pastures, Berkshire, VC22

Image:© Rob Edmunds

sponsored by Colin Plant Associates (UK) LLP/Consultant Entomologists

www.leafmines.co.uk