Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllonorycter alnivorella

Phyllonorycter alnivorella (Ragonot, 1875)


Lower-surface tentiform mine flat, roundish, often far from the midrib, near the leaf margin; cocoon yellow.

host plants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Alnus glutinosa.


Not known from the Benelux countries (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

distribution within Europe

France, Portugal (Fauna Europaea, 2009).


Corley, Rosete, Romão ao (2015a), Hering (1947a, 1957a), Laštůvka & Laštůvka (2014a, 2015a), Nel & Varenne (2014a), Tourlan (1980a).

Last modified 10.i.2020