Lep: Lithocolletinae
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15.088 Phyllonorycter sagitella (Bjerkander, 1790)
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mines are visible on the leaf surface

 

Food Plant: Populus tremula (Aspen)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: July-September

Notes: A rare miner in the UK. Discovered in 1977 in Gloucestershire. The lower surface of the mine can have small creases and appear reddish.

Data: 09.x.2021, East Blean Woods, Kent, VC15

Image:© Will Langdon

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