Lyonetiidae: Lyonetiinae

01627 Apple Leaf Miner Lyonetia clerkella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF0263 (ABH21.001)


General Information

This species has at least two generations and in favourable years three. It can overwinter as adult and reappear in April.


The larvae produce a long narrow twisting mine.

Wingspan: 8-9mm
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.), cherries (Prunus spp.), Apple (Malus domestica), birches (Betula spp.), Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia), Rosaceae (Rosaceae spp.)
Flying: Two/three overlapping generations, June-September

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.