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Phyllonorycter hilarella (Zetterstedt, 1839)

Sallow Midget
15.0580 (B&F: 337)

Synonym(s):
Phyllonorycter spinolella (Duponchel, 1840)


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

Common

Resident. The moth occurs singly in a very few woods and commons in both vice-counties; in danger of extinction in East Sussex.
Nationally double-brooded, flying mainly during May and August, although here in Sussex the few records of adults are dated June, July, and August. Larvae feed on goat willow. (Pratt, 2011)

Phyllonorycter hilarella (Zetterstedt, 1839)
Lindfield, 22 viii 2010
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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