Cosmopterigidae: Cosmopteriginae

0894 (ABH34.005) Cosmopterix zieglerella, (Hübner, [1810])

KR03163

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Mine on Hop
Mine on Hop
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

The larvae form an irregular gallery mine which branches into a blotch.


Wingspan: 8.5-10.5mm
Foodplant(s): Common Hop (Humulus lupulus)
Flying: One generation, May-July
National status: Nationally Scarce A

Regional Information

Recorded in 12 (4.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 02 July to 02 July

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 02 August to 01 November

Similar Species

Nationally Scarce A