Phyllonorycter pyrifoliella (Gerasimov, 1933)
Lower-surface tentiform mine.
When Malus and Pyrus are cultivated together exceptionally a step-over to Pyrus may occur.
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).
Cremaster resembling that of Ph. blancardella: inner and outer pair of thorns partly superimposed at their bases.
Bengtsson & Johansson (2011a), Kuznetzov & Baryshnikova (2006a), Triberti (2007a), Yefremova & Kravchenko (2015a).