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21.008 Leucoptera malifoliella (Costa, [1836])
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spiral frass


Food Plant: Crataegus (Hawthorn), Malus (Apple), Sorbus (Whitebeam/Rowan), occasionally other Rosaceae..

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: August-September

Pupa: In a silken cocoon, usually on detritus

Notes: A circular or oval brownish blotch with a central spiral of dense blackish frass.

Data: Northants, VC 32

Image:© David Manning

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