Eucalybites auroguttella

Family: Gracillariidae       Sub-family: Gracillariinae

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Identification needs confirming
Leaf mine photographs on St. John's-wort, Hypericum. September 2011

Wingspan: 9-10mm
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.

Eucalybites auroguttella

Eucalybites auroguttella

Eucalybites auroguttella
Leaf mine on St. John's-wort, Hypericum. Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. September 2011

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