15.053 Firethorn Leaf Miner Phyllonorycter leucographella (Zeller, 1850)

Family
Gracillariidae: Lithocolletinae.
 
Status
Resident. Rare.
 
Flight period
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VC72
First for Dumfries & Galloway was of a leaf-mine found at Moffat on 10th April 2007.
Other sites: None.
 
VC73
First was of a leaf-mine found at Rockcliffe on 27th July 2008.
Other sites: None.
 
VC74
No records.
 
Life cycle
Bivoltine. Mine season is during July and October through to April.
 
Larval foodplants
Apple, Beech, Hawthorn, London Plane, Pear, Pyracantha, Rowan, Whitebeam and Wild Service.
 
Identification
 
 
Habitat
 
 
Recorders' notes
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