Nepticulidae

0046 (ABH4.068) Trifurcula immundella, (Zeller, 1839)

KR00222

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

General Information

This is a pale looking moth with a grey-white ground colour and a yellow-orange head and collar.

 

The larvae mine in the bark of Broom.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 7-8mm.
Foodplant(s): Broom (Cytisus scoparius)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Heathland and grassland.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.



Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Glossy
Colours:
Yellow, Brown