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Lyonetia clerkella (Apple Leaf Miner Moth)

Synonyms: Argyromiges autumnella; Elachista aereella; Tinea malifoliella

Wikipedia Abstract

Lyonetia clerkella, the apple leaf miner, is a moth in the Lyonetiidae family. It is found all over Europe, north-western Siberia, the Far East, northern Africa, the Middle East, Turkey, India and Japan. The wingspan is 7–9 mm. Adults are on wing in June, August and from October to April in the Benelux. There are two or more generations per year. The larvae feed on various fruit trees, including Betulaceae and Rosaceae species.
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Parasite of 
Malus sylvestris (Crab Apple)[3]
Prunus avium (Wild Cherry)[3]
Sorbus aucuparia (Mountain Ash)[3]


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1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
3Ecology of Commanster
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