Bucculatricidae

0274 (ABH14.010) Bucculatrix ulmella, Zeller, 1848

KR01094

Leaf mine on Oak
Leaf mine on Oak
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Oak
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Leaf mine on Oak
Leaf mine on Oak
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

The larvae produce a short contorted gallery mine.


Wingspan: 7-8mm
Foodplant(s): deciduous oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: Two generations, April-June and August

Regional Information

Recorded in 182 (67.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 20 May to 20 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 18 July to 04 December

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 Photo © David Griffiths
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