Eriocraniidae

0009 (ABH2.004) Eriocrania sparrmannella, (Bosc, 1791)

KR00051

 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


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

Wingspan: 10-13 mm.
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, April-May
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Birch woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 3 (1.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in April 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 18 April to 03 May

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Eriocrania unimaculella mine on Birch
Eriocrania unimaculella mine on Birch
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
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

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