0276 (ABH14.013) Bucculatrix demaryella, (Duponchel, 1840)



General Information

The larvae initially produce a contorted gallery mine which follows a vein and which often turns at right angles later.

Wingspan: 8-9mm
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.), Hazel (Corylus avellana), Sweet Chestnut (Castanea sativa)
Flying: One generation, May-June


Open woodland, heaths, moors and bogs.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

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Leaf mine on Oak
Leaf mine on Oak
 Photo © Barry Dickerson