Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

01317 Phyllonorycter tenerella, (Joannis, 1915)

BF0318 (ABH15.037)


General Information

The larvae produce a narrow, tubular mine between the veins of a leaf.

Wingspan: 6-8mm
Foodplant(s): Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus)
Flying: Two generations, May and July-August
UK Presence: Accidental Introduction
National status:


Woodland, hedgerows and scrub.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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