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15.052 (BF332)

Hawthorn Midget   

Phyllonorycter corylifoliella
Adult: 2
Leaf Mine: L
Resident. Local.

Life cycle

Mines: June-August, September-November.   Adults fly April-June, July-October.

Larval foodplants

Apple, Hawthorns, Pear, Whitebeam (Sorbus) species, other rosaceous trees.  Form betulae on Birches.


The first for Dumfries & Galloway was found at an unknown site in Dumfriesshire by a person unknown prior to 1985 (BRC/MOGBI data), while the first for Kirkcudbrightshire was found on the Threave Estate NTS on 14th July 1994 by A. M. Emmet.

3 record(s) from 3 hectad(s) in D&G

VC74 VC73 VC72
Last recorded 2015 1961
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 UK Moths website - further information on species (with photos)

 East Scotland Butterfly Conservation website - national distribution maps and phenology

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