home | mines | species | plants | mine-keys | links | search | updates | newsletters | news | books
15.060 Phyllonorycter ulicicolella (Stainton, 1851)
< back
mine on right of stem


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 a clear area can be seen at the right of the stem. Two larvae were found in this mine, seemingly of different ages.

Data: 23.xii.2020, Willet Hill, South Somerset, VC5

Image:© Will Langdon

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