Irish moths

Parornix devoniella

Family: Gracillariidae       Sub-family: Gracillariinae

304     *     Parornix devoniella

Identification uncertain, needs confirming or correcting
Photographs: Leaf mine on Hazel (Corylus advenella). October 2010

Wingspan: 9-10mm
Flight time: Two generations, May-June and August

Food plant: Hazel (Corylus avellana)
Mine: July and September
Egg on underside. Initially a triangular or squarish blotch, then leaf margin folded upwards with two or three folds

Parornix devoniella

Parornix devoniella

Photographs: Ballingeary, Co. Cork, SW Ireland. October 2010

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