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48.007 (BF389)

Apple-leaf Skeletonizer   

Choreutis pariana
Adult: 1

Life cycle

Larvae: May-October on upper side of leaf under a loose web.  Adults: June-August, September-May.

Larval foodplants

Apple species, hawthorn species, whitebeam species, Wild Plum, Dwarf Cherry.  Occasionally Cotoneaster species.  Adults: June-August, September-May.


First record for Dumfries and Galloway was leaf damage recorded between Airds Point and New Abbey Pow, Kirkcudbrightshire, on 10 October 2022.

2 record(s) from 2 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2022 2022

 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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