Gracillariidae : Lithocolletinae
  Prev | Next  
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Immature stages

View all 21 photos >

Similar Norfolk Species
Phyllonorycter quercifoliella
Common Oak Leaf-miner
Upload a Photo
Phyllonorycter platani
Plane Leaf-miner

(Staudinger, 1870)321a / 15.041
=London Midget

Norfolk status
Discovered in London in 1989.
The species has slowly spread through the Southern counties and into Norfolk in 2002.

Distinctive species with golden ochre ground colour and markings of silvery white edged with grey.

Leaf-mine: July - November.
Large mines, often several in one leaf.

Recorded in 40 (54%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2002.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Phyllonorycter messaniella | Phyllonorycter muelleriella >

List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10kGeneral Area
11/07/2024127TM19Forncett St Mary
29/10/2023+28TF61King's Lynn
19/09/2023+28TF61King's Lynn
Show Details | 1990 to 2023 | 2000 to 2023 | Graph Key
Express Record Phyllonorycter platani
We need your records!
Do you have records of Phyllonorycter platani?
Put your own dot on the map!

Copyright © Lepidoptera UK 2024
Click Map for Details

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 8-10 mm.
Flight: April - May and Aug.
Foodplant:   London Plane
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Mine: A
 Immature Adult   [Show Flight Times]

Data Policy | Cookies Policy
Underlying maps using Digital Map Data © NOLA™ 2024. © Lepidoptera UK - Jim Wheeler - Norfolk Moths 2007 - 2024. Data © NOLA™ 2024
This site requires necessary cookies to function correctly. We'd also like to set Google analytics cookies that help us make improvements by measuring how you use the site. These will be set only if you accept all cookies. Necessary cookies enable core functionality such as security, network management, and accessibility. You may disable these by changing your browser settings, but this will affect how the website functions. Cookies Policy