Lep:Eriocraniidae
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2.002 Paracrania chrysolepidella (Zeller, 1851)
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early mine

 

Food Plant: Corylus avellana (Hazel) and Carpinus betulus (Hornbeam)     

Mine: April - May

Notes: A very local species, making a typical blotch mine in the leaf. An early mine is shown on Hazel. Formerly Eriocrania chrysolepidella

Data: 07.v.2021, Llanmelin, Monmouthshire, VC35

Image:© George Tordoff

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