Phyllonorycter lantanella

Family: Gracillariidae       Sub-family: Lithocolletinae

331     *     Phyllonorycter lantanella

Leaf mine photographs on Viburnum tinus. September 2011

Wingspan: 9mm
Flight time: May and August

Food plant: Viburnum spp.
Mine: July and September-April
A lower surface tentiform mine, usually formed between two side veins.
The lower surface is creased, initially whitish then becoming brown.

Phyllonorycter lantanella

Phyllonorycter lantanella
Leaf mine on Viburnum tinus. UK. September 2011

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