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15.073 ~ 0351 ~ Phyllonorycter lautella ~ Fiery Oak Midget
UK Status

Resident. Locally common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in the east of the county at Roundton Hill nature reserve in 2013.

Wingspan :   M & F 6-7mm.

Confusion species

Many species of Phyllonorycter are extremely similar, great care should be given when separating these species.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.



Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva makes a long and slender mine. The pupa is golden brown in a whitish, oval cocoon attached to the mine.
Montgomeryshire photos