Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0357 (ABH15.079) Phyllonorycter stettinensis, (Nicelli, 1852)

KR01312

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


General Information

This species is darker than other Phyllonorycters.

 

The larvae produce small oval mines on the upper side of a leafa.


Wingspan: 6.5-7.5mm
Foodplant(s): Alder (Alnus glutinosa)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

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

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 19 April to 09 September

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 10 July to 24 November

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Leaf mine on Elm top view
Leaf mine on Elm top view
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
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 Photo © David Griffiths