21.008 .... B&F 0260
Leucoptera malifoliella (Costa, 1836)
Status ..... A common, but overlooked leaf miner of Hawthorn and Apple. Usually several circular blotch mines per leaf.
Leaf mine on Hawthorn, photographed at Sherwood Forest CP July 2010.
Leaf mine on Mountain Ash (Sorbus aucuparia) Rufford Road, Redhill August 2016
Exited leaf mines on Apple (Malus sp) photographed at Eakring Flash October 2009
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Leucoptera malifoliella
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Richard Rogers. Jerry Clough. Martin Gray.

You can contribute your own records to help us gain an accurate status of this species in Nottinghamshire. Send an Excel spreadsheet of your records via the 'contact us' link at the top of the homepage.

Updated September 2023

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