Eriocrania salopiella

Family: Eriocraniidae

10     *     Eriocrania salopiella

Photographs: Leaf mine on Birch (Betula). June 2011

Wingspan: 10mm
Flight time: March-May

Food plant: Birch (Betula)
Mine: May-June
A corridor in the centre of the leaf gradually widens, forming a large blotch with long threads of frass

Similar: Eriocrania sparrmannella

Eriocrania salopiella

Eriocrania salopiella
On Birch (Betula). Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. June 2011

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