Lyonetiidae : Lyonetiinae
ABH BF
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  Immature stages

 
Lyonetia clerkella
263 Apple Leaf Miner
(Linnaeus, 1758)21.001
Norfolk status
Widespread and common.
At least two generations and in favourable years three. Can overwinter as adult and reappear in April.

Leaf-mine: May; July; September-October.
Long narrow twisting mine.
Pupates in a silken cocoon suspended from threads attached to food plant (see photo)

Recorded in 53 (77%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
Lyonetia clerkella (F) Dersingham, Nov 2010, D Jones Det. J Clifton
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Wingspan: 8-9mm
Season: June - September
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, cherry, apple, birch, Blackthorn, Rowan, other Rosaceae
Nat Status: Common
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