Lep:Lithocolletinae
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15.053 Phyllonorycter leucographella (Zeller, 1850)
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larva

 

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 (as shown) over winters in the mine.

Data: 12.iii.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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