The Moths of Suffolk
327 Phyllonorycter hostis, (Denis & Schiffermüller, 1775)

National Status : Local

Distribution and abundance : Rare, probably under-recorded

Flight Period : Double-brooded; May and August

Larval foodplants : Quince (Cydonia oblonga), Crab-apple (Malus sylvestris), Wild Service-tree (Sorbus torminalis), occasionally some other rosaceous tree

Records : Denham (N Whinney, 1.x.2002)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Wingspan details : Wingspan 8-9mm


Confusion species
    AdultPhyllonorycter oxyacanthaePhyllonorycter sorbi
Phyllonorycter blancardellaPhyllonorycter junoniella
Phyllonorycter spinicolellaPhyllonorycter cerasicolella
Phyllonorycter lantanella
    Leaf-minePhyllonorycter sorbi
Phyllonorycter mespilella
Phyllonorycter blancardella
Phyllonorycter lantanella
Phyllonorycter corylifoliella

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Life history chart
pupa pupa pupa pupa ovapupaimago ovalarva larvapupa ovapupaimago ovalarva larvapupa pupa pupa