341 Phyllonorycter maestingella
(Müller, 1764)Wingspan 7-9 mm.
A clear indication that some of the smaller moths are the most beautiful, this tiny moth has an intricate pattern of orange-brown, white and black, but is easily overlooked.
It is common throughout Britain, and has two broods, flying in May and June, and again in August.
The larva creates a long blotch mine on the underside of leaves of beech (Fagus sylvatica), usually between two veins from midrib almost to leaf edge.