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Phyllonorycter corylifoliella (Hübner, 1796)

Hawthorn Midget
15.0520 (B&F: 332)

Synonym(s):
Phyllonorycter betulae (Zeller, 1839)
Phyllonorycter caledoniella (Stainton, 1851)


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

Common

Resident. Larvae usually occur singly or sparingly in deciduous woods in both vice-counties, although they are sometimes locally common in the west.
Double-brooded, flying mainly during May and August.
While Victorian collectors associated this species with the leaves of apple, hawthorn, pear, and whitebeam, modern-day enthusiasts have only found larvae specifically feeding on hawthorn, quince, wild service tree, rowan, and whitebeam. (Pratt, 2011)

Phyllonorycter corylifoliella (Hübner, 1796)
Etchingham, 16 vii 2020
Photo: Caroline Moore
Phyllonorycter corylifoliella (Hübner, 1796)
mine on hawthorn
Surrey, 09 ix 2012
Photo: Tony Davis
Phyllonorycter corylifoliella (Hübner, 1796)
larval mine on pear
Kent, 21 ix 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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