Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae

0303 (ABH15.028) Parornix anglicella, (Stainton, 1850)

KR01178

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Parornix anglicella mine on Hawthorn
Parornix anglicella mine on Hawthorn
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


General Information

Genital dissection is necessary to distinguish this from similar species.

 

The larvae produce distinctive Phyllonorycter-like mines and later from two or more successive leaf cones.


Wingspan: 9-11mm
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.), Wild Service-tree (Sorbus torminalis)
Flying: Two generations, April-May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 272 (100.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 29 March to 08 November

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 30 May to 29 November

Similar Species
Parornix betulae mine on Birch
Parornix betulae mine on Birch
 Photo © Barry Dickerson
Hauxley
Hauxley
 Photo © Ian Fisher