Nepticulidae

0039 (ABH4.091) Ectoedemia heringi (=quercifoliae), (Toll, 1934)

KR00293

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


General Information

This moth is very similar to E. subbimaculella but has a darker head and a larger spot at the base of the forewing. All spots and the cilia are whiter.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 5-6mm.
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: One generation, July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 132 (48.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 27 May to 20 July

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 28 July to 04 December

Similar Species
leaf mine on Oak
leaf mine on Oak
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
The moth
The moth
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Colours:
Brown, Pink