Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0338 (ABH15.059) Phyllonorycter cavella, (Zeller, 1846)



General Information

The larvae produce a large mine which is 15-20mm long.

Wingspan: 7-9mm
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July

Regional Information

Recorded in 19 (7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in November 2023

Recorded date range (Adult): 08 May to 13 July

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 15 September to 09 November

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