Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

01236 Phyllonorycter hostis (=cydoniella), Triberti, 2007

BF0327 (ABH15.047)


General Information

This species is similar to P. blancardella, but is generally brighter and cleaner in appearance.


The larvae produce a mine that is difficult to distinguish from that produced by P. blancardella.

Wingspan: 8-9mm
Foodplant(s): Quince (Cydonia oblonga), Crab Apple (Malus sylvestris), Wild Service-tree (Sorbus torminalis)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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