Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0336 (ABH15.057) Phyllonorycter dubitella, (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)



General Information

The larvae produce a large, lower surface mine causing the upper surface of the leaf to fold.

Wingspan: 7-8mm
Foodplant(s): Goat Willow (Salix caprea)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Regional Information

Recorded in 14 (5.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 September to 07 November

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 02 July to 12 November

Similar Species
Seghill, Northumberland 23-07-14
Seghill, Northumberland 23-07-14
 Photo © Ian Fisher

Nationally Scarce B