Phyllonorycter pyrifoliella (Gerasimov, 1933)

mine

Lower-surface tentiform mine.

host plants

Rosaceae, monophagous

Malus.

When Malus and Pyrus are cultivated together exceptionally a step-over to Pyrus may occur.

phenology

Three generations in southern Europe; hibernation as pupa.

distribution within Europe

Central and eastern Europe, but also Finland, Spain, and Bulgaria (Triberti, 2007a; Fauna Europaea, 2009).

pupa

Cremaster resembling that of Ph. blancardella: inner and outer pair of thorns partly superimposed at their bases.

references

Bengtsson & Johansson (2011a), Kuznetzov & Baryshnikova (2006a), Triberti (2007a), Yefremova & Kravchenko (2015a).

mod 14.i.2019