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15.052 ~ 0332 ~ Phyllonorycter corylifoliella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and generally common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Just a handful of records, all from the extreme east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F, 8-9mm.

Confusion species

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 (Bivoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.


Apple, pear, rowan, hawthorn, whitebeam and birch .

Lifestage data

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.
Montgomeryshire photos