Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae

0310 (ABH15.022) Callisto denticulella, (Thunberg, 1794)

KR01172

Hemingford Grey, May 2012
Hemingford Grey, May 2012
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
Hemingford Grey, May 2012
 Photo © Nick Greatorex-Davies
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Callisto denticulella mine on Apple
Callisto denticulella mine on Apple
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Callisto denticulella, folded leaf edge on Apple
Callisto denticulella, folded leaf edge on Apple
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

The larvae initially produce a gallery mine which leads to a blotch. They then product 2 or 3 leaf folds.


Wingspan: 10-12mm
Foodplant(s): Apple (Malus domestica)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Habitat

Orchards and gardens.

Regional Information

Recorded in 48 (17.8%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 06 May to 25 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 14 July to 11 November

Similar Species
Mines on Red Clover leaves
Mines on Red Clover leaves
 Photo © Barry Dickerson