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49.051 Cnephasia asseclana ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775))
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leaves are spun together

Food Plant: Polyphagous on a wide variety of herbaceous plants such as Cynoglossum germanicum (Green Hound's-tongue), Fragaria (Strawberry), Lathyrus, Leucanthemum vulgare (Ox-eye Daisy), Phaseolus (Bean), Picea sitchensis (Sikta Spruce), Pisum (Pea), Plantago (Plantain), Ranunculus, Rubus idaeus (Raspberry), Rumex (dock ), Salix triandra (Almond Willow),Teucrium, Viburnum lantana (Wayfaring Tree)

Mine: Sept-June

Notes: Initially mines a leaf then, after hibernation, lives between spun leaves (as shown, on Teucrium sordidiana) or flowers. Pupates in a folded leaf or in detritus on the ground.

Bradley No: 1021

National Status: Common

Data: 21.v.2017, Methwold Warren, Norfolk, VC28

Image:© Rob Edmunds

Bradley, Tremewan & Smith, 1973, British Tortricoid Moths
Emmet,1998 A field Guide to the Smaller British Lepidoptera
Hering, 1957, Bestimmunstabellen der Blattminen von Europa
Robbins, 1989, A Provisional Atlas of the Leaf Miners of Warwickshire
Tuck, 1989, Ent Gaz 40:182, Cnephasia asseclana feeding on Cynoglossum germanicum

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