Nepticulidae

0036a (ABH4.088) Ectoedemia heringella, (Mariani, 1939)

KR00285

St Neots, Priory Park
St Neots, Priory Park
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
St Neots, Priory Park
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Ectoedemia heringella on Holm Oak
Ectoedemia heringella on Holm Oak
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

This species was first found in the UK in London in 2002 and it is quickly expanding its range.


Wingspan: 5-6mm
Foodplant(s): Holm Oak (Quercus ilex)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 39 (14.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in March 2020

Recorded date range (Adult): 13 January to 08 May

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 01 January to 29 December