Plant: Ulex europaeus (Gorse)
rarely found mine.
photo:The larva feeds in the epidermis and is a pale lemon yellow colour,
head being a pale brown, with darker edges. It can be seen projecting
into the thoracic region of the larva (upper photo shows the living
larva). The larva shown is 3mm long.
Second photo: The larva (in ventral view) is preserved and
it can be seen that there are few distinguishing larval features.
Third photo: A very pale prothoracic plate is seen in this dorsal view
and the head capsule has darker outer edges
thoracic legs are ringed black.
Bottom photo: Legs in close up
Fleet, Hants, VC12
Edmunds (top photo), Willem Ellis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands (bottom four