Gracillariidae: Gracillariinae

01186 Parornix fagivora, (Frey, 1861)

BF0302 (ABH15.026)


General Information

This moth has an ochreous or fawn tinge to the pale markings and a general lack of definition in the pattern.


The larvae initially produce a blotch mine, then fold down the leaf edge or the tip of the leaf.

Wingspan: 9-10mm
Foodplant(s): Beech (Fagus sylvatica), Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus)
Flying: Two generations, May and August

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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