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Phyllonorycter esperella (Goeze, 1783)

Dark Hornbeam Midget
15.0650 (B&F: 343)

Synonym(s):
Phyllonorycter quinnata (Geoffroy, 1785)
Phyllonorycter carpinicolella (Stainton, 1851)


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

Local

Resident. Larvae are often common and sometimes very common in a few deciduous woods in both vice-counties. Only thinly distributed.
Double-brooded, flying mainly during May and August.
Larvae feed on hornbeam. (Pratt, 2011)

Phyllonorycter esperella (Goeze, 1783)
bred
Chiddingfold, 06 iv 2012
Photo: Tony Davis
Phyllonorycter esperella (Goeze, 1783)
mine on hornbeam
Chiddingfold, 26 ix 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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