Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

01248 Phyllonorycter geniculella, (Ragonot, 1874)

BF0364 (ABH15.086)


General Information

This species is one of three similar, mostly white with yellow/brown black edged markings, Acer-feeding Phyllonorycters.


The chevrons of this species often merge into one another.


The larvae produce a rounded leaf mine, between leaf veins.

Wingspan: 8mm
Foodplant(s): Sycamore (Acer pseudoplatanus)
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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