|15.044 ~ 0324 ~ Phyllonorycter sorbi|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles, but rather more local in the south.
Scarcely recorded in the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 7.5-8.5mm.
Many species of Phyllonorycter are extremely similar, great care should be given when separating these species. It is often impossible to separate the adults of some species.
|Flight time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Rowan, bird-cherry and whitebeam.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva forms a gallery along the midrib or leaf edge. Pupates in a strong whitish cocoon in the mine.
Photo by DB, 15th Oct 2013, Middletown
Leaf mine on bird cherry.