Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae

01197 Parornix scoticella, (Stainton, 1850)

BF0305 (ABH15.030)


General Information

This species has white frons and immaculate white palps. It is usually less heavily marked than similar species, but genital dissection is usually required for a conclusive identification.


The larvae initially produce a blotch, then either a fold at the leaf edge, or a mine similar to Phyllonorycter.

Wingspan: 9-10mm
Foodplant(s): Rowan (Sorbus aucuparia), Common Whitebeam (Sorbus aria), Swedish Whitebeam (Sorbus intermedia), Apple (Malus domestica)
Flying: Two generations, May and August

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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