Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae

0304 (ABH15.029) Parornix devoniella, (Stainton, 1850)

KR01184

Hauxley
Hauxley
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Hauxley
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Mine on Hazel. Both stages of feeding are shown,
Mine on Hazel. Both stages of feeding are shown,
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

The larvae initially produce a squarish or triangular blotch and then go on to create two or three successive folds.


Wingspan: 9-10m
Foodplant(s): Hazel (Corylus avellana)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Hedgerows, woodland and scrub.

Regional Information

Recorded in 150 (55.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 April to 17 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 10 June to 28 November

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Parornix betulae mine on Birch
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
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