Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller 1846) (Family Gracillariidae)


Larval Mine on Fagus sylvatica

Forewing Length: 3-4.5mm; Wingspan: 7-9mm
Egg Larva Pupa Adult
June
September
March - April
July
(Earliest: 15.7)
April - May
July - August
May
August

Biotopes:
Hedge Rows
Food:
(Larva)
(Oligophagous Leaf Miner)

Fagaceae
Parasitoids:
Pediobius saulius Larva
Other Possible Parasitoids:
Several Ichneumonidae Larvae

Several Braconidae Larvae

Lepidoptera of Belgium: Phyllonorycter messaniella
Phyllonorycter messaniella
Lepiforum: Phyllonorycter messaniella
British Leafminers: Phyllonorycter messaniella
De Bladmineerders van Nederland: Phyllonorycter messaniella


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