Family: Gracillariidae Sub-family: Gracillariinae
297 * Eucalybites auroguttellaIdentification needs confirming
Leaf mine photographs on St. John's-wort, Hypericum. September 2011
Flight time: May and August
Food plant: St. John's-wort (Hypericum)
Mine: June and September-October
Initially a lower surface corridor, then widening into a blotch with orange-brown upper surface. The lower surface folds and finally the leaf forms a contorted cone.
Leaf mine on St. John's-wort, Hypericum. Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. September 2011