Lep:Heliozelidae
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6.005 Heliozela hammoniella Sorhagen, 1885
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a gallery followed by a cut out

 

Food Plant: Betula spp. (Birch)

Egg: under the bark of young twigs

Mine: July - August

Notes: The mine in the petiole and midrib leads to an oval blotch, then a cut-out in leaf-blade (as shown).

Data: 11.x.2009, Pamber Forest, Hants, VC12, John Langmaid

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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