Lep:Bucculatricidae
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14.010 Bucculatrix ulmella Zeller, 1848
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makes a short initial mine

Food Plant: Quercus (Oak)

Egg: Upper side of leaf

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: A short contorted gallery, usually near midrib- there are several mines in the photo above. The larva pupates in a whitish cocoon - spun on a leaf in Summer and on the trunk in autumn.

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 274

Data: 18.vii.2015, Downham Market, Norfolk, VC28

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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