Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae

0314 (ABH15.021) Leucospilapteryx omissella, (Stainton, 1848)



General Information

The larvae create a mine which eventually forms a blotch or blister that becomes inflated and turns yellowish and later purple.

Wingspan: 7-8mm
Foodplant(s): Mugwort (Artemesia vulgaris)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local


Wasteground and similar habitats.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.