Lyonetiidae: Cemiostominae

01611 Leucoptera spartifoliella, (Hübner, [1813])

BF0256 (ABH21.005)


General Information

The larvae feed under the bark of twigs of broom. The white pupal cocoons are easy to spot in late spring.

Wingspan: 7-9mm
Foodplant(s): Broom (Cytisus scoparius), Dyer's Greenweed (Genista tinctoria)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Laburnum Leaf Miner Leucoptera laburnella
Pear Leaf Blister Moth Leucoptera malifoliella