Main: (Eriocraniidae / Eriocraniinae)
02.004 [B&F: 0009] Eriocrania sparrmannella (Bosc, 1791)

 

Notes: Local in birch woodland throughout the British Isles. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight local and evidently rather uncommon amongst birch, most frequently in southern Hampshire. Wingspan 10-13 mm. E. salopiella has a similar pattern and wing shape but is normally suffused with purple and bright blue (MBGBI Vol 1). Larva mines leaves of Birch, over-wintering as a pupa.

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