Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0354 (ABH15.076) Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella, (Bouché, 1834)

KR01242

Seghill
Seghill
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Seghill
 Photo © Ian Fisher
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Leaf mine on Snowberry
Leaf mine on Snowberry
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

The larvae produce a large mine which occupies most of the leaf.


Wingspan: 9-10mm
Foodplant(s): honeysuckles (Lonicera spp.), Himalayan Honeysuckle (Leycesteria formosa), Snowberry (Symphoricarpos albus)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 12 (4.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 September to 13 November

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 31 July to 13 November

Similar Species
Phyllonorycter schreberella
Phyllonorycter schreberella
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Elm top view
Leaf mine on Elm top view
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

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