Choreutidae: Choreutinae

0388 (ABH48.002) Prochoreutis myllerana, (Fabricius, 1794)

KR05271

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


General Information

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

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 10-14mm.
Foodplant(s): skullcaps (Scutellaria spp.), Lesser Skullcap (Scutellaria minor)
Flying: Two generations, May and July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2014

Recorded date range (Adult): 20 July to 20 July

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 Photo © Jonathan Newman
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Local
Larva/Leafmine:
Larva Type:
Wrinkled
Colours:
Grey, green, black
No. of Proleg Pairs:
5