Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0362 (ABH15.084) Phyllonorycter acerifoliella, (Zeller, 1839)

KR01206

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Phyllonorycter acerifoliella mine on Field Maple
Phyllonorycter acerifoliella mine on Field Maple
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Phyllonorycter acerifoliella mine on Field Maple
Phyllonorycter acerifoliella mine on Field Maple
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

One of three similar Acer-feeding Phyllonorycters.

 

The larvae form a small mine, usually in the lobe of leaf, folding the tip.


Wingspan: 8mm
Foodplant(s): Field Maple (Acer campestre)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 244 (90.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 01 May to 17 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 15 May to 03 December

Similar Species
Seghill
Seghill
 Photo © Ian Fisher