Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0335 (ABH15.056) Phyllonorycter salicicolella, (Sircom, 1848)

KR01300

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


General Information

The larvae produce mines which cannot reliably be distinguished from the mines of other sallow-feeding species.


Wingspan: 7-8.5mm
Foodplant(s): sallows (Salix spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May and July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 51 (18.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 02 April to 24 November

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

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 Photo © David Griffiths