Trypeta zoe

    Description

    Distinctively marked with two bold black patches on each wing.

    Identification difficulty
    Habitat

    Where the larval foodplants occur.

    When to see it

    Late spring and summer.

    Life History

    The larvae mine the leaves of plants such as Artemisia and Asteraceae.

    UK Status

    Widespread scattered records from around Britain.

    VC55 Status

    Status in Leicestershire and Rutland: rare or under-recorded. The record in April 2017 is the first for VC55.

    Leicestershire & Rutland Map

    UK Map