Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

01294 Phyllonorycter rajella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

BF0345 (ABH15.067)


General Information

This species is quite variable but has a broad whitish basal streak.


The larvae produce a small triangular blotch mine.

Wingspan: 7-9 mm
Foodplant(s): Alder (Alnus glutinosa)
Flying: Two generations, May and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Wet woodland, fens and hedgerows

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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