Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth



Las Descargues, 24 July 2015
Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella Adult


© Robin Howard

Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella (Hubner, [1817])

Wingspan: 7-8mm

A univoltine species flying from May to August. Adults have not been recorded at Las Descargues yet although mines are common on the abundant birch trees growing in and around the property.

Larvae feed in mines formed on the underside of the leaves of Betula species.