Uncommon local resident of wet commons.
Genista anglica with larva mining the leaves from September to May, in a small, flat, herring-bone pattern case made from leaf fragments.
Two colonies lost in recent years in Worcestershire. It is likely now extinct in the county.
|Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required|
|Case: A good quality photo or specimen of the case and plant/pabulum is required. |
Recorded in 7 (5%) of 140 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1872.
Last Recorded in 2015.
(Data up to end 2020)