Eriocrania sangii

Family: Eriocraniidae

12     *     Eriocrania sangii

Adult: March, specimen identified by Ken Bond
Photographs: Leaf mine on Birch (Betula). April 2011

Wingspan: 9-14mm
Flight time: March-April, flies in sunshine

Mine: April-May. Mine starts by leaf margin then forms a blotch containing long strings of frass and a grey larva.
Larval food plant: Birch

Eriocrania sangii

Eriocrania sangii

Eriocrania sangii
Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. Adult: March 2011. Mine: On Birch (Betula). April 2011

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