Acrocercops brongniardella

Acrocercops brongniardella

The leaf blotch miner moth is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is found in Europe, including Turkey.


The wingspan is 8–10 mm and the moths can be found in any month, probably in one extended brood.
Leaf blotch miner moth - Acrocercops brongniardella A blotch on a common oak leaf, created by a Leaf blotch miner moth Acrocercops brongniardella larva.
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Reproduction

The larvae feed on ''Quercus'' species including holm oak , feeding gregariously in the upper epidermis making conspicous white blotches.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyGracillariidae
GenusAcrocercops
SpeciesA. brongniardella
Photographed in
Germany