Eriocraniidae

0010 (ABH2.005) Eriocrania salopiella, (Stainton, 1854)

KR00052

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


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 9-12mm
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, April-May
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Birch woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 7 (2.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2019

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

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 05 April to 28 June

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Eriocrania unimaculella mine on Birch
Eriocrania unimaculella 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