267 * Bucculatrix maritimaPhotographs: Leaf mine on Sea Aster (Aster tripolium). August 2011
Flight time: Two generations, May-August. Usually day-flying
Food plant: Sea Aster (Aster tripolium),
Mine: April-May and July-August
Egg is laid on underside of leaf. Initially an upper or lower surface corridor with central frass. This is followed by several shorter, full-depth mines.
Leaf mine on Sea Aster (Aster tripolium). Aughinish, Co. Limerick, W Ireland. August 2011