Plant Parasites of Europe

leafminers, galls and fungi

Phyllonorycter nicellii

Phyllonorycter nicellii (Stainton, 1851)

red hazel midget

Phyllonorycter nicellii mines

Corylus avellana, Susteren, ‘t Hout

Phyllonorycter nicellii mines

same mine, underside of the leaf

mine

Lower-surface tentiform mine, usually between two side veins. Pupa in white cocoon in a corner of the mine, attached to both the roof and the floor of the mine; frass heaped in an opposite corner.

host plants

Betulaceae, monophagous

Corylus avellana, colurna.

phenology

Larvae in July and again in September – October (Emmet ao, 1985a).

BENELUX

BE recorded (Phegea, 2010).

NE recorded (Kuchlein & de Vos, 1999a; Microlepidoptera.nl, 2010).

LUX recorded (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

distribution within Europe

All Europe, except the Balkan peninsula and the Mediterranean islands (Fauna Europaea, 2010).

larva

pupa

synonyms

Lithocolletis nicellii

notes

Sometimes a pest where hazelnuts are grown commercially (Dimic, 1971a; Kollár, 2007a).

references

Beiger (1979a), Bengtsson & Johansson (2011a), Buhr (1935a, 1964a), Buszko (1992b), Corley, Maravalhas & Passos de Carvalho (2006a), Corley, Rosete, Marabuto ao (2014a), Deutsch (2012a), Deutschmann (2008a), Dimic (1971a), Emmet, Watkinson & Wilson (1985a), van Frankenhuyzen & Houtman (1972a), van Frankenhuyzen, Houtman & Kabos (1982a), Gregor & Patočka (2001a), Haase (1942a), Hering (1957a), Huber (1969a), Huemer (1986b, 2012a), Huemer & Erlebach (2003a), Jaworski (2009a), Kasy (1983a, 1987a), Kollár (2007a), Kollár & Hrubík (2009a), Kuchlein & Donner (1993a), Kuchlein & de Vos (1999a), ME & MA Kurz (2007a), Lhomme (1934c), Maček (1999a), Matošević, Pernek, Dubravac & Barić (2009a), Michalska (1976a), Michna (1975a), Nel & Varenne (2014a), Nowakowski (1954a), Olivella (2002a), Patočka & Turčáni (2005a), De Prins (1998a, 2007a), Robbins (1991a), Schütze (1931a), Sefrová (2005a), Skala (1951a), Sønderup (1949a), Stammer (2016a), Szőcs (1977a, 1978a, 1981a), Tomov & Krusteva (2007a), Tourlan (1980a), Wieser (2008a), Zoerner (1969a).

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