Morley’s Final Catalogue: Not listed
Recent Status: Rare in Suffolk.
Life Style: A single brooded species flying during June and July. The larvae mine leaves of Brachypodium sylvaticum and B. pinnatum. They pupate on the ground.
Identification: A readily recognised species which is white with three broad sandy brown bands traversing the wings with scattered black spots and a black line in the cilia. More Info
The larvae are pale with a pale brown head and divided prothoracic plate. They create an upwards narrow mine which then turns downwards into a broad whitish blister.
|Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required. |
Recorded in 1 (2%) of 58 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2002.
Last Recorded in 2002.