|15.052 ~ 0332 ~ Phyllonorycter corylifoliella|
Resident. Widespread and generally common throughout the British Isles.
Just a handful of records, all from the extreme east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 8-9mm.
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.
Apple, pear, rowan, hawthorn, whitebeam and birch .
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on upperside of leaf. Larva forms a very short mine leading to a blotch. Pupates in an off white silken cocoon formed within the mine.