Nepticulidae

0023 (ABH4.085) Ectoedemia argyropeza, (Zeller, 1839)

KR00273

Mine on Aspen
Mine on Aspen
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Mine on Aspen
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Mine on Aspen
Mine on Aspen
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

The larvae mine the leaves of Aspen (Populus tremula), forming a triangular blotch.


Wingspan: 6-7mm.
Foodplant(s): Aspen (Populus tremula)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 30 (11.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 03 November to 03 November

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 14 September to 28 November

Similar Species
Mine on Grey Poplar
Mine on Grey Poplar
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Colours:
Yellow, Green, Brown