590 * Perittia obscurepunctella
Photos: Leaf mine on Honeysuckle (Lonicera periclymenum). July 2011
Flight time: April-May. Day-flying in sunshine
Food plant: Honeysuckle (Lonicera)
Egg laid on underside of leaf. A large transparent blotch develops near the leaf margin, often with a central reddish-brown spot. There are frequently 2-3 larvae in each mine.
Leaf mine on Honeysuckle, Lonicera periclymenum. Macroom, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. July 2011