Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0352 (ABH15.074) Phyllonorycter schreberella, (Fabricius, 1781)

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Phyllonorycter schreberella
Phyllonorycter schreberella
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Phyllonorycter schreberella
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Leaf mine on Elm
Leaf mine on Elm
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Elm showing cocoon
Leaf mine on Elm showing cocoon
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

This moth has a metallic lustre and dark, leaden colours around the head and fringes, with silvery strigulae.

 

The larvae produce an oval mine sometimes crossing veins.


Wingspan: 6.5-7.5mm
Foodplant(s): elms (Ulmus spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 199 (73.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 07 May to 08 November

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 01 July to 04 December

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Seghill
Seghill
 Photo © Ian Fisher
Leaf mine on Elm top view
Leaf mine on Elm top view
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

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