Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0360 (ABH15.082) Phyllonorycter klemannella, (Fabricius, 1781)

KR01265

Leaf mine on Alder underside view
Leaf mine on Alder underside view
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Alder underside view
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Leaf mine on Alder top view
Leaf mine on Alder top view
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

The larvae produce a small blotch mine on the underside of a leaf.


Wingspan: 8mm
Foodplant(s): Alder (Alnus glutinosa)
Flying: One generation, August-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Wet woodland, hedgerows and scrub.

Regional Information

Recorded in 52 (19.3%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 10 April to 06 October

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 30 August to 24 November

Similar Species
Leaf mine on Elm top view
Leaf mine on Elm top view
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Leaf mine on Hazel underside view
Leaf mine on Hazel underside view
 Photo © Barry Dickerson

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