Lep:Lithocolletinae
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15.052 Phyllonorycter corylifoliella (Hübner, 1796)
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dorsal view

 

Food Plant: Rosaceous trees/shrubs especially Crataegus (Hawthorn), Malus (Apple), also Prunus (Cherry)

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: The mine is in the upper epidermis of a leaf, usually over midrib or vein. The mine is at first silvery, later with brown speckling. The larva has a brown head and pale brown dorsal plates (as shown).

Data: 10.ix.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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