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Phyllonorycter roboris

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Gracillariidae
Scientific name  Phyllonorycter roboris
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Phyllonorycter
Rank  Species
Phyllonorycter roboris Bestimmungshilfe des Lepiforums Phyllonorycter Roboris
Similar  Phyllonorycter harrisella, Phyllonorycter ulmifoliella, Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae, Phyllonorycter nicellii, Phyllonorycter spinicolella

Phyllonorycter roboris is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is found in all of Europe.

The wingspan is 7–9 mm. Adults are on wing in June in one generation.

The larvae feed on Quercus cerris, Quercus dalechampii, Quercus faginea, Quercus frainetto, Quercus macrocarpa, Quercus pedunculiflora, Quercus petraea, Quercus polycarpa, Quercus pubescens and Quercus robur. They mine the leaves of their host plant. They create a large, lower-surface tentiform mine. Normally, quite close to the leaf base. The lower epidermis seems smooth, but has many fine length folds. The frass is deposited as a black mass in a corner of the mine.

Phyllonorycter roboris Lepidoptera of Belgium Phyllonorycter roboris
Phyllonorycter roboris Phyllonorycter roboris Wikiwand
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Phyllonorycter roboris Phyllonorycter roboris Lepidoptera Gracillariidae in Leaf and
Phyllonorycter roboris Bestimmungshilfe des Lepiforums Phyllonorycter Roboris

References

Phyllonorycter roboris Wikipedia


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