Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0348 (ABH15.070) Phyllonorycter quinqueguttella, (Stainton, 1851)



General Information

The larvae produce a large blotch mine on the underside of a leaf.

Wingspan: 6-7.5mm
Foodplant(s): Creeping Willow (Salix repens), Sandhill Creeping Willow (Salix arenaria)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local


Marsh and heathland, usually coastal.

Regional Information

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

Last recorded in September 1982

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 25 September to 25 September

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