Family: Lyonetiidae Sub-family: Lyonetiinae
263 * Apple Leaf Miner * Lyonetia clerkellaPhotographs: Leaf mine on Apple (Malus). June 2011
Flight time: April-September
Food plants: Various Rosaceous species, also Birch (Betula)
Egg is laid inside leaf. A long, curving, whitish mine with broken frass occurs on the upper surface of the leaf. The larva is deeply segmented.
Apple Leaf Miner, Lyonetia clerkella
On Apple (Malus). Fota, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. June 2011