Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0360 (ABH15.082) Phyllonorycter klemannella, (Fabricius, 1781)

KR01265

Buckworth Wood, nr. Huntingdon. Mine on Alder. Emerged 16th Aug. 2021.
Buckworth Wood, nr. Huntingdon. Mine on Alder. Emerged 16th Aug. 2021.
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Buckworth Wood, nr. Huntingdon. Mine on Alder. Emerged 16th Aug. 2021.
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Leaf mine on Alder underside view
Leaf mine on Alder underside view
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Alder top view
Leaf mine on Alder top view
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

The larvae produce a small blotch mine on the underside of a leaf.


Wingspan: 8mm
Foodplant(s): Alder (Alnus glutinosa)
Flying: One generation, August-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Wet woodland, hedgerows and scrub.

Regional Information

Recorded in 53 (19.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2020

Recorded date range (Adult): 10 April to 06 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 30 August to 24 November

Similar Species
Leaf mine on Elm top view
Leaf mine on Elm top view
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Hazel underside view
Leaf mine on Hazel underside view
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

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