Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0342 (ABH15.064) Nut Leaf Blister Moth Phyllonorycter coryli, (Nicelli, 1851)

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Leaf mines on Hazel
Leaf mines on Hazel
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mines on Hazel
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Leaf mine on Hazel
Leaf mine on Hazel
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

The larvae produce a silvery mine on the upper side of leaves.


Wingspan: 7-8.5mm
Foodplant(s): Hazel (Corylus avellana)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 133 (49.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 May to 13 November

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 11 June to 28 November

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Howick Hall
Howick Hall
 Photo © Ian Fisher
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Leaf mine on Hornbeam
 Photo © Barry Dickerson