Lyonetiidae : Lyonetiinae
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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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Lyonetia clerkella (F) Dersingham, Nov 2010, D Jones Det. J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
01/11/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
30/10/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
25/10/2014+27TG50 - Yarmouth
25/10/2014+27TG51 - Winterton/Caister
11/10/2014+28TM07 - Roydon/Blo Norton
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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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