0272 (ABH14.008) Bucculatrix cidarella, (Zeller, 1839)



General Information

The larvae produce a gallery mine in the leaves of the food plant.

Wingspan: 8-9mm
Foodplant(s): Alder (Alnus glutinosa), Bog-myrtle (Myrica gale)
Flying: One/two generations, May-June and August

Regional Information

Recorded in 7 (2.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2023

Recorded date range (Adult): 27 July to 27 July

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 13 September to 11 November