Osier beds and marshy areas.
Very local and uncommon throughout England.
Leaf-mine: similar mine to P. viminella (=salictella)
Leafmines on Osier Willow (Salix viminalis) could be Phyllonorycter viminiella or P. viminetorum. The pupa of P. viminetorum is without a cocoon. P. viminiella has a tough pale brown cocoon. - JRL
|Mine: Moth needs to be reared and, in some cases, possibly dissected. |
Recorded in 9 (12%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.