Monday, 13 February 2017

Active leaf-mines

A quick check in the garden here today produced active mines of the very common micro-moths Stigmella aurella (on bramble) and Phyllonorycter leucographella (on pyracantha).  Assuming that you've got the food-plant handy, these are easy records to make during this quiet period.

Stigmella aurella, Westcott 13th February

Dave Wilton
Westcott, Bucks   

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