00433 Phylloporia bistrigella, (Haworth, 1828)

BF0128 (ABH8.005)


General Information

The larvae produce a long mine which ends in whitish blotch. A case is cut from the end of the blotch leaving an oval hole approximately 4mm long. The case falls to the ground where the larva pupates.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 7-9 mm
Foodplant(s): Downy Birch (Betula pubescens), birches (Betula spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Birch scrub.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species

Larva Type:
Yellow, Green, Brown