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Phyllonorycter quercifoliella (Zeller, 1839)

Common Oak Midget
15.0390 (B&F: 320)

»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gracillarioidea
    »Family: Gracillariidae
      »Subfamily: Lithocolletinae
        »Tribe: Phalacropterygini


A resident species, with both adults and larvae usually occurring singly, occasionally sparingly, in a few oak woods across the region. Triple-brooded, flying mainly during May, July and September. Larvae feed on oak. (Pratt, 2011)

Phyllonorycter quercifoliella (Zeller, 1839)
Etchingham, 03 iv 2014
Photo: Caroline Moore

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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