Lep:Lithocolletinae
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15.060 Phyllonorycter ulicicolella (Stainton, 1851)
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frass within mine

 

Food Plant: Ulex europaeus (Gorse)

Mine: September - May

Pupa: within the mine

Notes: A rarely found mine. The larva feeds in the epidermis of thinner stems and causes slight blistering. In this mine the frass is deposited lower down, towards the base of the spine.

Data: 28.iii.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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