Lep:Lithocolletinae
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15.053 Phyllonorycter leucographella (Zeller, 1850)
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silvery blotch centered over the midrib

 

Food Plant: Pyracantha (Firethorn), Crataegus (Hawthorn), Malus (Apple), Sorbus (Rowan/Whitebeam), Chaenomeles (Japanese Quince), Cotoneaster x wateri (Cotoneaster)

Mine: July, October - April

Notes: The mine is upper side and silvery, over the midrib. Leaf later may fold upwards, concealing the mine. The larva in the autumn generation over winters in the mine.

Data: 2002, Lancashire

Image:© Ian Kimber

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