Lep:Lithocolletinae
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15.060 Phyllonorycter ulicicolella (Stainton, 1851)
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bais slightly mottled

 

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 (as shown). The larva was seen to confirm identity.

Data: 17.xi.2020, Bagley Woods, Berkshire, VC22

Image:© Will Langdon

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