Nepticulidae

0036 (ABH4.087) Ectoedemia quinquella, (Bedell, 1848)

KR00279

Leaf Mine in Oak showing larva with ventral spots
Leaf Mine in Oak showing larva with ventral spots
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf Mine in Oak showing larva with ventral spots
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

The larvae can often be found mining fallen leaves.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 5-6mm.
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Habitat

Oak woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 107 (39.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2018

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 15 September to 04 December

Similar Species
Stigmella assimilella mine on Aspen
Stigmella assimilella mine on Aspen
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

Nationally Scarce B

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