Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0327 (ABH15.047) Phyllonorycter hostis (=cydoniella), Triberti, 2007

KR01236

Phyllonorycter hostis
Phyllonorycter hostis
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Phyllonorycter hostis
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

This species is similar to P. blancardella, but is generally brighter and cleaner in appearance.

 

The larvae produce a mine that is difficult to distinguish from that produced by P. blancardella.


Wingspan: 8-9mm
Foodplant(s): Quince (Cydonia oblonga), Crab Apple (Malus sylvestris), Wild Service-tree (Sorbus torminalis)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 20 (7.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 03 June to 07 November

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 23 July to 08 November

Similar Species
Leaf mine on apple, pupal case visible in corner of mine
Leaf mine on apple, pupal case visible in corner of mine
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
April 2009
April 2009
 Photo © Peter Bissell

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