Family: Gracillariidae Sub-family: Lithocolletinae
Photographs: Leaf mine on Beech (Fagus sylvatica). October 2010
Flight time: Two broods, May-June and August
Larval food plant: Beech (Fagus sylvatica)
Mine: July, September-October
A long mine between veins with several creases that contract strongly, forming a tubular shape.
Leaf mine: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. October 2010. Moth: Botanic Gardens, Dublin. April 2011