Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllonorycter endryella

Phyllonorycter endryella (Mann, 1857)

Phyllonorycter endryella mine

Quercus ilex; from A & Z Lastuva (2007a)

Phyllonorycter endryella: mine on Quercus ilex

Quercus ilex, France, Corsica, Evisa, castel de Vergio © Stéphane Claerebout

Phyllonorycter endryella: mine on Quercus ilex

same leaf, underside


Large, lower-surface tentiform mine that folds the leaf margin; underside with one strong fold.

host plants

Fagaceae, monophagous

Quercus coccifera, ilex, suber.


Larvae from September till April, probably one generation (A & Z Lastukva, 2007a).

distribution within Europe

Ibera, southern France, Corsica, Sardinia; also Maghreb.


Buhr (1930a), Corley, Rosete, Gonçalves ao (2016a), Hering (1934a, 1957a), A & Z Lastukva (2007a, 2014a), Nel & Varenne (2014a)m Olivella (2002a), Triberti & Braggio (2011a).

Last modified 17.x.2019