Family: Incurvariidae Sub-family: Incurvariinae
129 * Incurvaria pectineaPhotographs show feeding signs on Birch, Betula. August 2011
Flight time: April-May
Food plants: Mainly Birch (Betula) and Hazel (Corylus), sometimes found on Hornbeam (Corylus) or Apple (Malus)
Larvae create a blotch mine then drop to the ground in a case made from the leaf excisions.
Similar: Incurvaria masculella
Feeding signs on Birch, Betula. Cork, SW Ireland. August 2011