|0342 ~ Phyllonorycter coryli ~ Nut Leaf Blister Moth|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.
Fairly common. Recorded from sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 7-8.5mm.
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.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on upperside of leaf. Larva forms a circular whitish blotch, often several mines found in one leaf. Pupates in a silk lined chamber at one end of the mine.
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Photo by MDH, 21st Apr 2010, Llanfyllin
This moth is probably of this species but was a female so dissection was inconclusive.
Photo by DB, 15th Sept 2011, Middletown
Leaf mine on hazel.