Nepticulidae : Nepticulinae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Patrick Clement,  Reared from mine on Quercus ilex, St Wulstans Nature Reserve, Worcestershire, 1st February 2020, emerged 23rd April 2020 (indoors).

Immature stages

Similar West Midlands Species
Stigmella suberivora
Holm-oak Pigmy
Upload a Photo
 
Ectoedemia heringella
New Holm-Oak Pigmy

(Mariani, 1939)36a / 4.088

Local resident, spreading north through the region, recorded as far northwest as Shrewsbury, Shropshire in February 2021.

Mines the leaves of Quercus ilex with larva feeding in February/March in a short contorted gallery with dark frass, often many mines in a leaf. Can be plentiful where found, with thousands of mines on a single tree. Comes to light.

Mine: Either the leaf or a good photograph required

Recorded in 6 (4%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2013.
Last Recorded in 2019.
(Data up to end 2019)
Additional Stats

Wingspan: c. 5-6mm
Flight: Late June - early August
Foodplant:   Holm Oak
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: -  Mine: L
Ectoedemia quinquella  |  Ectoedemia albifasciella >
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records (data up to end 2019)
Date#VC10k Area
03/08/20191VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
11/07/20192VC37 - WorcestershireSO85
23/02/20196VC37 - WorcestershireSO83 -
01/01/2019+VC36 - HerefordshireSO54 -
06/12/20186VC37 - WorcestershireSO85 -
We need your records!
Do you have records of Ectoedemia heringella?
Put your own dot on the map!

Golden Cinnabar Membership

  • Help with running costs of West Midlands Moths
  • View detailed maps
  • List detailed species records
  • 12 month membership

westmidlandsmoths
   You can really help...

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2021
   
Click County for Details...

  Immature   Adult 
Show Details | 1990 to 2019 | 2000 to 2019 | Graph Key
© WestMidlandsMoths.co.uk 2021 NOLA®; Database using MapMate® Digital Maps © Bartholomew 2010. Design © Jim Wheeler 2021
We use cookies to personalise content and enhance your experience. By clicking OK or using this site, you consent to the use of cookies unless you disable them. Cookies Policy