Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0332 (ABH15.052) Phyllonorycter corylifoliella, (Hübner, 1796)

KR01235

Leaf mine of Phyllonorycter corylifoliella on Hawthorn
Leaf mine of Phyllonorycter corylifoliella on Hawthorn
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine of Phyllonorycter corylifoliella on Hawthorn
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Leaf mine on Apple
Leaf mine on Apple
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Cherry
Leaf mine on Cherry
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Rowan
Leaf mine on Rowan
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

This species is quite weakly marked in comparison with similar species.

 

The larvae produce a mine on the upper side of a leaf.


Wingspan: 8-9mm
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.), Apple (Malus domestica), Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia), Wild Service-tree (Sorbus torminalis), Wild Pear (Pyrus pyraster), Common Whitebeam (Sorbus aria), birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 269 (99.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 06 May to 17 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 12 June to 24 November

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Firethorn Leaf Miner Phyllonorycter leucographella
Seghill, Northumberland 23-07-14
Seghill, Northumberland 23-07-14
 Photo © Ian Fisher

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