Nepticulidae

0029 (ABH4.095) Ectoedemia atricollis, (Stainton, 1857)

KR00302

Leaf mine on Apple
Leaf mine on Apple
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Apple
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Leaf mine on Hawthorn
Leaf mine on Hawthorn
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 5-6 mm.
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.), apples (Malus spp.), pears (Pyrus spp.), Wild Cherry (Prunus avium)
Flying: One generation, June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Hedgerows, open woodland and orchards.

Regional Information

Recorded in 221 (81.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 20 May to 17 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 28 July to 16 November

Similar Species
Mine on Rose
Mine on Rose
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Mines on Bramble sp.
Mines on Bramble sp.
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Orton Waterville
Orton Waterville
 Photo © Jonathan Newman


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Colours:
White, Green, Brown, Black