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15.061 Phyllonorycter scopariella (Zeller,1846)
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twig turns grey with the mine


Food Plant: Cytisus/Sarothamnus (Broom)

Mine: September - May

Notes: Forms an inflated mine in the green bark of a twig, 15 - 25mm long. The mine turns brown/grey (as shown in the bottom twig) and is found near to the end of a twig, often on a small plant.

Data: 10.xii.2020, Greenham Common, Berks, VC22

Image:© Will Langdon

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