Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae

01301 Phyllonorycter viminiella (=salictella), (Sircom, 1848)

BF0333 (ABH15.054)


General Information

This moth has more indistinct markings than most other Phyllonorycter species.


The larvae produce a leaf mine which is usually on smooth leaved willows.

Wingspan: 7.5-8mm
Foodplant(s): Osier (Salix viminalis), Crack-willow (Salix fragilis)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Fens, marshes and other wet areas.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Firethorn Leaf Miner Phyllonorycter leucographella