Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.074 Ectoedemia sericopeza (Zeller, 1839)
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larva

 

Food Plant: Acer platanoides (Norway Maple)

Egg: On leaf-stalk in spring, on samara in summer

Mine: June, September - May

Notes: In wing of samara, mines into the seed with a short gallery. The larva is shown prior to pupation.

Data: ex mine 01.ix.2013, Lynford Arboretum, Norfolk, VC28 - pupation 08.ix.2013

Image:© Ian Barton

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