Gracillariidae: Phyllocnistinae

01339 Phyllocnistis xenia, Hering, 1936

BF0369 (ABH15.093)


General Information

The larvae produce a 'snail-trail'-like mine.

Overwinters as Overwinters as an adult.

Wingspan: 6-7mm
Foodplant(s): Grey Poplar (Populus canescens), White Poplar (Populus alba)
Flying: Two generations, July-August and September-May (hibernates)
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Hedgerows and scrub.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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