Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

0335 (ABH15.056) Phyllonorycter salicicolella, (Sircom, 1848)



General Information

The larvae produce mines which cannot reliably be distinguished from the mines of other sallow-feeding species.

Wingspan: 7-8.5mm
Foodplant(s): sallows (Salix spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May and July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 53 (19.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2023

Recorded date range (Adult): 02 April to 09 November

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 07 July to 24 November

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