home | mines | species | plants | mine-keys | links | search | updates | newsletters | news | books
2.003 Heringocrania unimaculella (Zetterstedt, 1839)
< back | map
larva in mine

Food Plant: Betula (Birch)

Mine: April - May

Notes: The mine starts at or near the leaf edge and widens to a blotch with frass in long threads. The final instar larva has a dark brown head, with pronounced rear projections on the head capsule (as shown). Formerly Eriocrania unimaculella

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 8

Data: 29.iv.2009, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

sponsored by Colin Plant Associates (UK) LLP/Consultant Entomologists