Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0324 (ABH15.044) Phyllonorycter sorbi, (Frey, 1855)

KR01308

 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

This species can be distinguished from P. oxyacanthae and P. mespilella by the food plant.


Wingspan: 7.5-8.5mm
Foodplant(s): Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia), Bird Cherry (Prunus padus), Common Whitebeam (Sorbus aria)
Flying: Two generations, April-May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2016

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 20 September to 28 October

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Phyllonorycter hostis
Phyllonorycter hostis
 Photo © Barry Dickerson


Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Smooth
Colours:
Yellow, brown