Lep:Lithocolletinae
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15.060 Phyllonorycter ulicicolella (Stainton, 1851)
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stem discolours

 

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 left of the stem.

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

Image:© Will Langdon

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