Main: (Bucculatricidae / Bucculatricinae)
14.002 [B&F: 0266] Bucculatrix nigricomella (Zeller, 1839)

 

Notes: Local on embankments, waste ground and rough grassland throughout the British Isles. In Hampshire mainly confined to the coast, east of Southampton, very uncommon elsewhere. Recorded on the Isle of Wight for the first time at Freshwater in 2010. Wingspan 7-8 mm. Flies in the late afternoon and early morning. Distinguished from other Bucculatrix by dark metallic bronze ground colour, with diffused whitish spots on dorsum at one-half and three-quarters and two similar spots on costa slightly beyond, and white eye-caps (MBGBI Vol 2). Larva mines leaves of Ox-eye Daisy.

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