Lepidoptera: Lithocolletinae

332a Phyllonorycter leucographella (Zeller, 1850)

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Food Plant: Pyracantha (Firethorn), Crataegus (Hawthorn), Malus (Apple), Sorbus (Rowan/Whitebeam)

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.

Image: Rob Edmunds

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