Phyllonorycter coryli (Nicelli, 1851)

nut-leaf blister moth

Phyllonorycter coryli mines

Corylus avellana, Naarderbos: not infrequently several mines on a single leaf

Phyllonorycter coryli mine

Corylus avellana, Amstelveen

mine

Upper-surface silvery tentiform mine. For some time the mine remains quite flat, and appears as a blotch mine. In the final stage the leaf is strongly contracted, however. Pupa in a cocoon in a corner of the mine, frass heaped in the opposite corner.

host plants

Betulaceae, oligophagous

Corylus avellana, colurna, maxima; Ostrya carpinifolia.

phenology

Larvae in July and September – October (Emmet ao, 1985a); hibernation as pupa.

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2009).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2009).

LUX recorded (Ellis: Kautenbach)

distribution within Europe

Europe, with exception of the Balkan Peninsula (Fauna Europaea, 2009).

larva

pupa

synonyms

Lithocolletis coryli; Lithocolletis danica Caradja, 1920.

references

Ahr (1966a), Beiger (1979a), Bengtsson & Johansson (2011a), Buhr (1935a,b, 1964a), Buszko (1992b), Buszko & Beshkov (2004a), Deschka & Wimmer (2000a), Deutschmann (2008a), Dimic (1971a), Emmet, Watkinson & Wilson (1985a), van Frankenhuyzen & Houtman (1972a), Gregor & Patočka (2001a), Haase (1942a), Hartig (1939a), Hering (1957a), Huber (1969a), Huemer (1986b, 2012a), Huemer & Erlebach (2003a), Jaworski (2009a), Kasy (1983a, 1987a), Klimesch (1950c), Kollár & Hrubík (2009a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), ME & MA Kurz (2007a), Kvičala (1938a), Lhomme (1934c), Maček (1999a), Matošević, Pernek, Dubravac & Barić (2009a), Michalska (1972a), Nel & Varenne (2014a), Nowakowski (1954a), Olivella (2002a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), De Prins (1998a), Robbins (1991a), Schütze (1931a), Sefrová (2005a), Skala (1941a, 1951a), Skala & Zavřel (1945a), Sønderup (1949a), Stammer (2016a), Szőcs (1977a, 1981a), Tomov & Krusteva (2007a), Tourlan (1980a), Triberti, Deschka & Huemer (1997a), Ureche (2010a), Yefremova & Kravchenko (2015a), Zoerner (1969a).

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