Eriocraniidae

0008 (ABH2.003) Eriocrania unimaculella, (Zetterstedt, 1839)

KR00050

Eriocrania unimaculella mine on Birch
Eriocrania unimaculella mine on Birch
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Eriocrania unimaculella mine on Birch
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 9-11mm
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, March-April
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Birch woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 14 (5.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 09 April to 14 June

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 05 April to 27 May

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Eriocrania salopiella mine on Birch
Eriocrania salopiella mine on Birch
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Holme Fen
Holme Fen
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Birch
Leaf mine on Birch
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


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