Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0319 (ABH15.038) Phyllonorycter kuhlweiniella (=saportella), (Zeller, 1839)



General Information

The larvae of this species are similar but slightly larger than P. heegeriella.

Wingspan: 7.5-9mm
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May and July-August
National status: Proposed Red Data Book

Regional Information

Recorded in 3 (1.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2009

Recorded date range (Adult): 13 May to 13 May

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 12 September to 12 September

Similar Species

Proposed Red Data Book