Leaf-miner: The mines are invariably near the edge of the leaf and are rather
like E. albifasciella (which is rarely nearly the edge) - but the early mine is
more contorted and the mature mine is a good deal bigger (British
Larva: The larvae of moths have a head capsule and chewing mouthparts with opposable mandibles (see video of a gracillarid larva feeding), six thoracic legs and abdominal legs (see examples).
The larva is green and there are two frass lines (British
Pupa: The pupae of moths have visible head appendages, wings and legs which lie in sheaths (see examples).
The adult is not illustrated in UKMoths (check for update). The genitalia are not illustrated by the Lepidoptera
Dissection Group (check for update).
Hosts in Great Britain & Ireland:
elsewhere: Currently unknown.
of year - larvae: August - early September in the UK (British
of year - adults: Currently unknown.
in Great Britain & Ireland: Discovered in 2004 in Devon
by Bob Heckford.
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elsewhere: Currently unknown
(Karsholt and van Nieukerken in Fauna Europaea).
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British and Irish Parasitoids in Britain and elsewhere: Currently unknown.