Lep:Lithocolletinae
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15.034 Phyllonorycter harrisella (Linnaeus, 1761)
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cremaster

 

Food Plant: Quercus (Oak)

Mine: June - July, September - October

Notes: The mine is less than 14mm long, single crease in lower epidermis. The frass random in summer, but in U- or V-shaped lining to cocoon in autumn. The pupal cremaster has two strongly curved spines (as shown).

Data: 01.ii.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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