Callisto denticulella Gracillariidae     Gracillariinae

ABH 15.022
B&F 310   *   Callisto denticulella

Leaf mine photographs on Apple, Malus domestica. Sept 2011

Wingspan: 11mm
Flight time: May-June

Food plant: Apple (Malus)
Mine: July-August
Egg is laid on upperside of leaf. An inconspicuous upper-side corridor leads to a silvery, usually upper-surface, blotch which later becomes reddish-brown. The larva finally makes two downwards folds at the leaf margin.


Callisto denticulella


Callisto denticulella


Callisto denticulella
Callisto denticulella
Kingston Lacy, Dorset. September 2015

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