|0274 ~ Bucculatrix ulmella|
Resident. Widespread and common in Britain as far north as Perthshire.
A handful of records coming from scattered sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 7-8mm.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on upperside of leaf. Larva firstly mines a short contorted gallery, then eats out windows on underside of leaf. Pupates in a cocoon spun on a leaf or the trunk of the foodplant.
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Photo by DB, 13th June 2014, Middletown