Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

01310a Phyllonorycter cerasicolella, (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

BF0330 (ABH15.050)


General Information

This species can occur in large numbers on unsprayed cherries.


The larvae mine the underside of leaves. Quite often, several mines may be found on one leaf.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 7-8mm
Foodplant(s): cultivated cherries (Prunus spp.), Wild Cherry (Prunus avium), Dwarf Cherry (Prunus cerasus)
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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