00292 Ectoedemia subbimaculella, (Haworth, 1828)

BF0038 (ABH4.090)


General Information

This is a distinctive moth with two creamy spots and basal patch on a violet-tinged blackish forewing.


The larvae mine oak leaves creating a triangular blotch. They can often be found in fallen leaves where the presence of the mine creates a 'green island'.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a pupa.

Wingspan: 5-6 mm.
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
White, Green, Brown, Black