Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Photo#1047229
Birch Leafminer? - 3 - Fenusella nana

Birch Leafminer? - 3 - Fenusella nana
Fredericton, York County, New Brunswick, Canada
September 23, 2014
A small mine on both surfaces of a birch, with larva.

Images of this individual: tag all
Birch Leafminer? - 3 - Fenusella nana Birch Leafminer? - 3 - Fenusella nana

Moved
Moved from Unidentified Leaf Mines.
If this was really plainly visible on the lower surface, I'd be tempted to suggest Scolioneura vicina, but the frass shouldn't be so densely packed in that species. Either way, this is a larva that was feeding in the spring and died without completing its mine.