Choreutidae: Choreutinae

0387 (ABH48.003) Prochoreutis sehestediana, (Fabricius, [1777])

KR05272

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

General Information

This species is difficult to separate from P. myllerana and genital dissection is usually required for a definitive identification.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 9-12mm
Foodplant(s): skullcaps (Scutellaria spp.), Lesser Skullcap (Scutellaria minor)
Flying: Two generations, May and July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Similar Species
 Photo © Jonathan Newman
Nettle-tap Anthophila fabriciana
Apple Leaf Skeletonizer Choreutis pariana

Nationally Scarce B

Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Wrinkled
Colours:
Green, grey, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5