Lyonetiidae: Cemiostominae

0254 (ABH21.004) Laburnum Leaf Miner Leucoptera laburnella, (Stainton, 1851)

KR01610

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Leaf mine on Laburnum
Leaf mine on Laburnum
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Laburnum
Leaf mine on Laburnum
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information
Wingspan: 5-9mm
Foodplant(s): laburnums (Laburnum spp.), Dyer's Greenweed (Genista tinctoria), Garden Lupin (Lupinus polyphyllus)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Urban areas.

Regional Information

Recorded in 42 (15.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 05 July to 03 September

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 13 July to 19 November

Similar Species
Leaf mine on Apple
Leaf mine on Apple
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Pear Leaf Blister Moth Leucoptera malifoliella


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
White, Brown