35 * Ectoedemia minimellaLeaf mine photographs on Birch, Betula. September 2011
Flight time: May-June
Food plants: Birch (Betula) and Hazel (Corylus avellana)
Egg is laid on the lower surface. A short, contorted corridor leads to a blotch with disprsed frass. Larva is yellowish with a light brown head. Dark plates can be seen on each segment of the early larva.
Leaf mines on Birch, Betula. Inchigeela, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. September 2011