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15.074 ~ 0352 ~ Phyllonorycter schreberella
UK Status

Resident. Locally common in England and Wales as far north as Yorkshire.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in 2013 at Middletown in the east of the county and is only the fourth record for north Wales.

Wingspan :   M & F 6.5-7.5mm.

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 mines the underside of leaf in a circular motion often crossing veins. The pupa is dark brown in a cigar shaped cocoon.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 8th Sept 2013, Middletown
Leaf mine on wych elm