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Phyllonorycter pastorella

Synonyms: Phyllonorycter fainae

Wikipedia Abstract

Phyllonorycter pastorella is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from all of Europe (except the British Isles, Greece, Portugal, Denmark, Norway, Luxembourg and the Mediterranean Islands), east to Russia, China and Japan.The wingspan is 8-9.5 mm.The larvae feed on Populus alba, Populus nigra, Salix alba, Salix babylonica, Salix fragilis, Salix lanata, Salix pentandra, Salix purpurea, Salix x sepulcralis, Salix triandra and Salix viminalis. They mine the leaves of their host plant.
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Prey / Diet

Populus nigra (Lombardy poplar)[1]
Salix fuscescens (Alaska bog willow)[1]
Salix viminalis (basket willow)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Caloptilia chrysolampra1
Caloptilia stigmatella2
Lamia textor1
Phyllobius argentatus1
Phyllocnistis unipunctella1
Phyllonorycter comparella1
Phyllonorycter connexella1
Phyllonorycter salictella1
Phyllonorycter viminetorum1
Phytobia cambii2
Pulvinaria aestivalis1
Saperda carcharias2
Saperda scalaris1


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1HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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