Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller, 1846)

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SUBFAMILY Lithocolletinae
GENUSPhyllonorycter
SPECIES messaniella
AUTHOR(Zeller, 1846)
ORIGINAL COMBINATIONLith.[ocolletis] Messaniella. n. sp.
TYPE LOCALITY[Italy, Sicily], Messina, Tremmonti, San Michele.
GEOGRAPHICAL COORDINATES /
TYPE SPECIMEN(S) Holotype, ♂, genitalia slide 3721♂, BMNH
STATUSSpecies
PUBLICATION Zeller, P. C. 1846. Die Arten der Blattminierergattung Lithocolletis. - Linnaea Entomologica 1:166–261, pl. I.
PAGINATION 221–222; pl. 1, fig. 23

Species pictures

Species Distribution

COUNTRY PROVINCE/STATE PUBLICATION PAGE
Australia Victoria Common, I. F. B. 1977. The oak leaf-miner Phyllonorycter messaniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) established in Australia. - Journal of the Australian entomological Society 15 (1976)(4):471–473. 471 (introduced)
Australia   Common, I. F. B. 1977. The oak leaf-miner Phyllonorycter messaniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) established in Australia. - Journal of the Australian entomological Society 15 (1976)(4):471–473. 471 (introduced)
Australia New South Wales Common, I. F. B. 1977. The oak leaf-miner Phyllonorycter messaniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) established in Australia. - Journal of the Australian entomological Society 15 (1976)(4):471–473. 471 (introduced)
Australia Norfolk Island Smithers, C. N. 1977. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) established on Norfolk Island. - Australian Entomological Magazine 4(1):16. 16
Australia Tasmania Common, I. F. B. 1990. Moths of Australia. - — :i–v, 1– 535. 200 (introduced)
Austria   Knitschke, A. 1927. Über das Genus Lithocolletis. - Zeitschrift des Österreichischen Entomologen-Vereines 12(10):95–98. 97
Belarus   Kuznetzov, V. I. 1999. Insects and mites: pests of agricultural plants. Volume 3. Lepidoptera. Part 2. - — :[Chapter pagination: 9–45]. 39
Belgium   de Crombrugghe de Picquendaele, G. 1899. Note sur quelques Microlépidoptères nouveaux pour la faune belge. - Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique 43:72–76. 74
Bulgaria   Tshorbadjiev, P. 1915. Additions to the fauna of the small moths (Microlepidoptera) of the Burgas region. 2nd part. - Sbornik na Bulgarskata Akademiya na Naukyt' 5:47–78. 76
Croatia   Rebel, H. 1924. Lepidopteren aus dem Gebiete des Monte Maggiore in Istrien. III. Nachtrag. - Jahresbericht des Wiener entomologischen Vereines 30(1919):25–35. 35
Denmark   Buhl, O., Falck, P., Jørgensen, B., Karsholt, O., Larsen, K. & Vilhelmsen, F. 1995. Fund af småsommerfugle fra Danmark i 1994 (Lepidoptera). - Entomologiske Meddelelser 63(3):61–74. 64
France   Ragonot, E. L. 1876. Microlépidoptères nouveaux ou peu connus. 2e partie (1). - Annales de la Société entomologique de France Sér 5 (6):401–422, pl. 6. 417
France Corsica Mann, J. 1855. Die Lepidopteren, gesammelt auf einer entomologischen Reise in Corsica im Jahre 1855. - Verhandlungen des zoologisch-botanischen Vereins in Wien 5:529–572. 569
Germany   Reutti, C. 1898. Übersicht der Lepidopteren-Fauna des Grossherzogtums Baden (und der Anstossenden Länder). - — :1–361. 272
Greece   Rebel, H. 1905. Lepidopteren aus Morea. II. Nachtrag. - Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 50:291–314. 313
Hungary   Gozmány, L. A. 1954. The examination of Microlepidoptera coenoses mining on trees. - Acta Zoologica Academiae Scientiarium Hungaricae 1(1–2):53–67. 62
Ireland   Meyrick, E. 1927a. A revised handbook of British Lepidoptera. - — :1–914. 772
Italy   Zeller, P. C. 1850b. Verzeichniss der von Herrn Jos. Mann beobachteten Toscanischen Microlepidoptera. - Entomologische Zeitung, Stettin 11(6):195–212. 207
Italy Sicily Zeller, P. C. 1846. Die Arten der Blattminierergattung Lithocolletis. - Linnaea Entomologica 1:166–261, pl. I. 222
Italy Sardinia Amsel, H. G. & Hering, M. 1933. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Minenfauna Sardiniens. - Bollettino del Laboratorio di Entomologia del R. Istituto superiore agrario di Bologna 6:79–92. 84
Macedonia, the Former Yugoslav Republic of   Klimesch, J. 1968. Die Lepidopterenfauna Mazedoniens. IV. Microlepidoptera. - — :1–203. 176
Malta   Sammut, P. & Mifsud, D. 2008. Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller, 1846), a new record for the Maltese Islands (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Malta 1:63–65. 63
Moldova, Republic of   Kuznetzov, V. I. 1999. Insects and mites: pests of agricultural plants. Volume 3. Lepidoptera. Part 2. - — :[Chapter pagination: 9–45]. 39
Morocco   Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1908b. Microlepidoptera of Tenerife. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1907:911–1034, pls. 51–53. 976
Netherlands   de Graaf, H. W. & Snellen, P. C. T. 1866. Microlepidoptera in Nederland waargenomen. — In: Herklots, J. A. Bouwstoffen voor eene Fauna van Nederland 3. - — :234–317. 293
New Zealand   Wise, K. A. J. 1953a. Occurrence of the oak blotch miner Lichocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) in New Zealand. - Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 81:65–66. 65 (introduced)
Portugal Azores (Terceira) Vieira, V. & Pintureau, B. 1993. Diversité comparée des Lépidoptères (Insecta) dans les îles des Açores: revision avec de nouvelles données. - Arquipélago. Boletim da universidade dos Açores Ciências Biológicas e Marinhas 11A:107–112. 109
Portugal   Stainton, H. T. 1881a. Notes on the entomology of Portugal. V. Lepidoptera. Micro-Lepidoptera (Tineina) collected by the Rev. A. E. Eaton in 1880. - Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 17:246–249. 249
Portugal Madeira Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1894. Catalogue of the Pterophoridae, Tortricidae, and Tineidae of the Madeira Islands, with notes and descriptions of new species. - Transactions of the Entomological Society of London 1894(4):535–555. 555
Portugal Azores (Faial) Rebel, H. 1940. Die Lepidopterenfauna des Azorischen Archipels. - Commentationes Biologicae 8(1):1–59, 2 pls.. 44
Romania   Ureche, C. 2010. Insectele miniere din Romania. - — :244. 95
Russian Federation European Part Kuznetzov, V. I. 1999. Insects and mites: pests of agricultural plants. Volume 3. Lepidoptera. Part 2. - — :[Chapter pagination: 9–45]. 39
Serbia   Amsel, H. G. 1951. Una raccolta di Microlepidotteri della Dalmazia meridionale. - Redia 36:411–422. 422
Slovakia   Hrubý, K. 1964. Prodromus Lepidopterorum Slovaciae. - — :962 pp.. 206
Spain Canary Islands (La Gomera) Klimesch, J. 1979. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Microlepidopteren-Fauna des Kanarischen Archipels. 2. Beitrag: Bucculatricidae, Gracillariidae, Phyllocnistidae, Lyonetiidae. - Vieraea, Folia Scientiarum Biologicarum Canariensium 8 (1978)(1):147–186. 161
Spain Canary Islands (Tenerife) Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1908b. Microlepidoptera of Tenerife. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1907:911–1034, pls. 51–53. 976
Spain Canary Islands (La Palma) Klimesch, J. 1979. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Microlepidopteren-Fauna des Kanarischen Archipels. 2. Beitrag: Bucculatricidae, Gracillariidae, Phyllocnistidae, Lyonetiidae. - Vieraea, Folia Scientiarum Biologicarum Canariensium 8 (1978)(1):147–186. 161
Spain   Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1908b. Microlepidoptera of Tenerife. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1907:911–1034, pls. 51–53. 976
Switzerland   Hartig, F. 1956. Prodromus dei Microlepidotteri della Venezia Tridentina e delle regioni adiacenti. - Studi Trentini di Scienze Naturali, Rivista del "Museo di Storia Naturale della Venezia Tridentina" 33(1–3):89–148. 138
Turkey   Mann, J. 1862. Verzeichniss der im Jahre 1851 bei Brussa in Kleinasien gesammelten Schmetterlinge. - Wiener entomologische Monatschrift 12(6):356-409, 1 pl.. 408
Ukraine   Kuznetzov, V. I. 1990. Fam. Gracillariidae. In Keys to the insects of the European part of the USSR.Vol. 4, pt 2. - — :189–410. 39
United Kingdom   Stainton, H. T. 1848a. A monograph on the British Argyromiges. - Zoologist 6:2078–2097, 2152–2164, pls.1–3. 2089

Host Plants

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Aquifoliaceae Ilex sp. Germany Disqué, H. 1901b. Verzeichniss der in der Pfalz vorkommenden, aber bisher noch nicht bei Speyer aufgefundenen Kleinschmetterlinge. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift "Iris", Dresden 14:229–250. 246
Betulaceae Betula papyrifera United Kingdom Godfray, H. C. J. 1980. Food plants of Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zell.) (Lep.: Gracillariidae). - Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 92(9):204. 204
Betulaceae Betula pendula New Zealand Wise, K. A. J. 1954a. Records and observations of New Zealand Lepidoptera. - New Zealand Entomologist 1(4):27–30. 27
Betulaceae Carpinus betulus United Kingdom Stainton, H. T. 1854a. Lepidoptera: Tineina. In: Insecta Britannica. Vol. 3 - — :1–313, pls. 1–10. 274
Betulaceae Carpinus betulus Slovakia Hrubý, K. 1964. Prodromus Lepidopterorum Slovaciae. - — :962 pp.. 206
Betulaceae Carpinus betulus Belgium de Crombrugghe de Picquendaele, G. 1906. Catalogue raisonné des Microlépdoptères de Belgique. - Mémoires de la société entomologique de Belgique 13:1–155. 100
Betulaceae Carpinus betulus Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 897
Betulaceae Carpinus sp. United Kingdom Emmet, A. M. 1988. A field guide to the smaller British Lepidoptera. Second edition. - — :1–288. 62
Betulaceae Carpinus sp. France Le Marchand, S. 1936. Clé ou table analytique pour la détermination des espèces françaises de Lithocolletis (Famille des Gracilariidae [sic]). - L'Amateur de Papillons 8(6–8):83–118. 96
Betulaceae Carpinus sp. Germany Disqué, H. 1901b. Verzeichniss der in der Pfalz vorkommenden, aber bisher noch nicht bei Speyer aufgefundenen Kleinschmetterlinge. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift "Iris", Dresden 14:229–250. 246
Fagaceae Castanea sativa Belgium de Crombrugghe de Picquendaele, G. 1906. Catalogue raisonné des Microlépdoptères de Belgique. - Mémoires de la société entomologique de Belgique 13:1–155. 100
Fagaceae Castanea sativa Canary Islands Klimesch, J. 1979. Beiträge zur Kenntnis der Microlepidopteren-Fauna des Kanarischen Archipels. 2. Beitrag: Bucculatricidae, Gracillariidae, Phyllocnistidae, Lyonetiidae. - Vieraea, Folia Scientiarum Biologicarum Canariensium 8 (1978)(1):147–186. 161
Fagaceae Castanea sativa United Kingdom Stainton, H. T. 1854a. Lepidoptera: Tineina. In: Insecta Britannica. Vol. 3 - — :1–313, pls. 1–10. 274
Fagaceae Castanea sativa New Zealand Wise, K. A. J. 1953a. Occurrence of the oak blotch miner Lichocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) in New Zealand. - Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 81:65–66. 65
Fagaceae Castanea sativa Corsica Skala, H. 1937b. Einiges über Falter-Minen aus dem Mediterrangebiet. - Zeitschrift des Österreichischen Entomologen-Vereines 22:109–112, pl. VI–VII. 111
Fagaceae Castanea sativa Australia Common, I. F. B. 1977. The oak leaf-miner Phyllonorycter messaniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) established in Australia. - Journal of the Australian entomological Society 15 (1976)(4):471–473. 471
Fagaceae Castanea sativa Belgium de Crombrugghe de Picquendaele, G. 1901. Note sur quelques Microlépidoptères de la faune Belge. - Annales de la Société entomologique de Belgique 45:100–104. 102
Fagaceae Castanea sativa France Tourlan, D. 1992. Les Gracillariidae du Cantal (Lepidoptera). - Entomologica Gallica 3(1):27–28. 28
Fagaceae Castanea sativa Slovakia Hrubý, K. 1964. Prodromus Lepidopterorum Slovaciae. - — :962 pp.. 206
Fagaceae Castanea sativa Sicily Laštuvka, A. & Laštuvka, Z. 2007. Southern European Phyllonocyrter species minign Quercus, with two new species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis 55(11):95–110. 101
Fagaceae Castanea sativa Italy Amsel, H. G. & Hering, M. 1933. Beitrag zur Kenntnis der Minenfauna Sardiniens. - Bollettino del Laboratorio di Entomologia del R. Istituto superiore agrario di Bologna 6:79–92. 84
Fagaceae Castanea sativa Portugal Corley, M. F. V. 2015. Lepidoptera of Continental Portugal. - — :282 pp.. 69
Fagaceae Castanea sp. United Kingdom Emmet, A. M. 1988. A field guide to the smaller British Lepidoptera. Second edition. - — :1–288. 62
Fagaceae Castanea sp. Germany Disqué, H. 1901b. Verzeichniss der in der Pfalz vorkommenden, aber bisher noch nicht bei Speyer aufgefundenen Kleinschmetterlinge. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift "Iris", Dresden 14:229–250. 246
Fagaceae Castanea sp. France Le Marchand, S. 1936. Clé ou table analytique pour la détermination des espèces françaises de Lithocolletis (Famille des Gracilariidae [sic]). - L'Amateur de Papillons 8(6–8):83–118. 96
Fagaceae Castanea sp. Portugal Corley, M. F. V. 2005. Further additions to the Lepidoptera of Algarve, Portugal. II. (Insecta: Lepidoptera). - SHILAP, Revista de Lepidopterologia 33:347–364. 351
Fagaceae Fagus sp. France Le Marchand, S. 1936. Clé ou table analytique pour la détermination des espèces françaises de Lithocolletis (Famille des Gracilariidae [sic]). - L'Amateur de Papillons 8(6–8):83–118. 96
Fagaceae Fagus sp. United Kingdom Fletcher, J. E. 1874. Notes on some Tineina observed in 1873. - Entomologist's Monthly Magazine 10:232. 232
Fagaceae Fagus sp. New Zealand Dugdale, J. S. 1988. Lepidoptera - annotated catalogue, and keys of family-group taxa. - Fauna of New Zealand 14:1–262. 72
Fagaceae Fagus sylvatica France Maneval, H. 1934. Notes et remarques sur divers microlépidoptères de la Haute-Loire avec description d'une Zellaria nouvelle. - L'Amateur de Papillons 7(7):97–108. 106
Fagaceae Fagus sylvatica Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 897
Fagaceae Fagus sylvatica United Kingdom Langmaid, J. R. & Young, M. R. 2014. Micrlepidoptera review of 2013. - Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 126:197–225. 205
Fagaceae Fagus sylvatica New Zealand Wise, K. A. J. 1954a. Records and observations of New Zealand Lepidoptera. - New Zealand Entomologist 1(4):27–30. 27
Fagaceae Fagus sylvatica Portugal Laštuvka, A. & Laštuvka, Z. 2007. Southern European Phyllonocyrter species minign Quercus, with two new species (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Acta Universitatis Agriculturae et Silviculturae Mendelianae Brunensis 55(11):95–110. 101
Fagaceae Fagus sylvatica Italy Mendes D'Azevedo, C. 1910b. Lepidopteros Romanos (Roma, Castelli Romani). - Broteria, Revista de Sciencias naturaes, Serie Zoologica 9:135–149. 148
Fagaceae Lithocarpus sp. Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 897
Fagaceae Nothofagus fusca New Zealand Wise, K. A. J. 1954a. Records and observations of New Zealand Lepidoptera. - New Zealand Entomologist 1(4):27–30. 27
Fagaceae Nothofagus procera Australia Kuznetzov, V. I. & Baryshnikova, S. V. 1998. Brief catalogue of the mining moths of the fam. Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) of Russia and adjacent countries. - Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Rossijskaya Akademija Nauk 274:1–60. 40
Fagaceae Nothofagus sp. Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 895
Fagaceae Quercus acutissima Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 897
Fagaceae Quercus canariensis Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 897
Fagaceae Quercus cerris United Kingdom Emmet, A. M. 1975. Notes on the oak-feeding species of Phyllonorycter Hübner (Lep.: Gracillariidae). - Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 87(9):240–245. 241
Fagaceae Quercus cerris Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 897
Fagaceae Quercus cerris Belgium de Crombrugghe de Picquendaele, G. 1906. Catalogue raisonné des Microlépdoptères de Belgique. - Mémoires de la société entomologique de Belgique 13:1–155. 100
Fagaceae Quercus coccifera Portugal Mendes D'Azevedo, C. 1910a. Lepidopteros de Portugal. I. Lepidopteros dos arredores de Torres Vedras. II. Lepidopteros de Val de Rosa (Caparica do Monte) em 12 e 13 de abril. III. Lepidopteros de Campolide (Lisboa). - Broteria, Revista de Sciencias naturaes, Serie Zoologica 9:110–129. 126
Fagaceae Quercus coccifera Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 897
Fagaceae Quercus faginea Portugal Corley, M. F. V. 2015. Lepidoptera of Continental Portugal. - — :282 pp.. 69
Fagaceae Quercus ilex France Le Marchand, S. 1932. A propos de quelques Lithocolletis. - L'Amateur de Papillons 6(3):41–48. 42
Fagaceae Quercus ilex Italy Minà-Palumbo, F. 1884. Lepidotteri Druofagi. - Naturalista Siciliano 4:16–20. 18
Fagaceae Quercus ilex United Kingdom Stainton, H. T. 1854a. Lepidoptera: Tineina. In: Insecta Britannica. Vol. 3 - — :1–313, pls. 1–10. 274
Fagaceae Quercus ilex Canary Islands Hering, M. 1926b. Die Ökologie der blattminierenden Insektenlarven. - Zoologische Bausteine 1:1–254. 449
Fagaceae Quercus ilex Spain Hering, M. 1936a. Blattminen von Spanien. - EOS, Revista Espanola de Entomologia 11 (1935)(4):331–384, pl. XVI. 373
Fagaceae Quercus ilex Croatia Klimesch, J. 1942. Über Microlepidopteren-Ausbeuten aus der Gegend von Zaton bei Gravosa (Süddalmatien). - Mitteilungen der Münchner Entomologische Gesellschaft 32(2):347–399, pls. XIV–XV. 387
Fagaceae Quercus ilex Portugal Mendes D'Azevedo, C. 1910a. Lepidopteros de Portugal. I. Lepidopteros dos arredores de Torres Vedras. II. Lepidopteros de Val de Rosa (Caparica do Monte) em 12 e 13 de abril. III. Lepidopteros de Campolide (Lisboa). - Broteria, Revista de Sciencias naturaes, Serie Zoologica 9:110–129. 126
Fagaceae Quercus ilex Australia Common, I. F. B. 1977. The oak leaf-miner Phyllonorycter messaniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) established in Australia. - Journal of the Australian entomological Society 15 (1976)(4):471–473. 471
Fagaceae Quercus ilex Belgium de Crombrugghe de Picquendaele, G. 1906. Catalogue raisonné des Microlépdoptères de Belgique. - Mémoires de la société entomologique de Belgique 13:1–155. 100
Fagaceae Quercus ilex L. subsp. rotundifolia Italy Minà-Palumbo, F. 1884. Lepidotteri Druofagi. - Naturalista Siciliano 4:16–20. 18
Fagaceae Quercus ilex L. subsp. rotundifolia Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 897
Fagaceae Quercus lusitanica Portugal Mendes D'Azevedo, C. 1910a. Lepidopteros de Portugal. I. Lepidopteros dos arredores de Torres Vedras. II. Lepidopteros de Val de Rosa (Caparica do Monte) em 12 e 13 de abril. III. Lepidopteros de Campolide (Lisboa). - Broteria, Revista de Sciencias naturaes, Serie Zoologica 9:110–129. 126
Fagaceae Quercus lusitanica Australia Common, I. F. B. 1977. The oak leaf-miner Phyllonorycter messaniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) established in Australia. - Journal of the Australian entomological Society 15 (1976)(4):471–473. 471
Fagaceae Quercus mirbeckii Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 897
Fagaceae Quercus palustris Australia Common, I. F. B. 1977. The oak leaf-miner Phyllonorycter messaniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) established in Australia. - Journal of the Australian entomological Society 15 (1976)(4):471–473. 471
Fagaceae Quercus petraea United Kingdom Emmet, A. M. 1975. Notes on the oak-feeding species of Phyllonorycter Hübner (Lep.: Gracillariidae). - Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 87(9):240–245. 241
Fagaceae Quercus petraea Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 211
Fagaceae Quercus phyllyreoides Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 897
Fagaceae Quercus pubescens Belgium de Crombrugghe de Picquendaele, G. 1906. Catalogue raisonné des Microlépdoptères de Belgique. - Mémoires de la société entomologique de Belgique 13:1–155. 100
Fagaceae Quercus pubescens Italy Klimesch, J. 1950. Contibuto alla fauna Lepidopterologica del Trentino. - Studi Trentini di Scienze Naturali, Rivista del "Museo di Storia Naturale della Venezia Tridentina" 27(1–3):11–68. 50
Fagaceae Quercus pubescens Austria Knitschke, A. 1927. Über das Genus Lithocolletis. - Zeitschrift des Österreichischen Entomologen-Vereines 12(10):95–98. 97
Fagaceae Quercus pyrenaica France Le Marchand, S. 1932. A propos de quelques Lithocolletis. - L'Amateur de Papillons 6(3):41–48. 42
Fagaceae Quercus pyrenaica Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 898
Fagaceae Quercus pyrenaica Portugal Corley, M. F. V., Gardiner, A. J., Cleere, N. & Wallis, P. D. 2000. Further additions to the Lepidoptera of Algarve, Portugal (Insecta: Lepidoptera). - SHILAP, Revista de Lepidopterologia 28:245–319. 255
Fagaceae Quercus robur New Zealand Wise, K. A. J. 1953a. Occurrence of the oak blotch miner Lichocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) in New Zealand. - Transactions of the Royal Society of New Zealand 81:65–66. 65
Fagaceae Quercus robur Belgium de Crombrugghe de Picquendaele, G. 1906. Catalogue raisonné des Microlépdoptères de Belgique. - Mémoires de la société entomologique de Belgique 13:1–155. 100
Fagaceae Quercus robur Australia Common, I. F. B. 1977. The oak leaf-miner Phyllonorycter messaniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) established in Australia. - Journal of the Australian entomological Society 15 (1976)(4):471–473. 471
Fagaceae Quercus robur Slovakia Hrubý, K. 1964. Prodromus Lepidopterorum Slovaciae. - — :962 pp.. 206
Fagaceae Quercus robur Austria Knitschke, A. 1927. Über das Genus Lithocolletis. - Zeitschrift des Österreichischen Entomologen-Vereines 12(10):95–98. 97
Fagaceae Quercus robur Netherlands Snellen, P. C. T. 1882. De vlinders van Nederland. Microlepidoptera, systematisch beschreven, 2 vols. - — :i–xiii, 1–1197. 913
Fagaceae Quercus robur Italy Minà-Palumbo, F. 1884. Lepidotteri Druofagi. - Naturalista Siciliano 4:16–20. 18
Fagaceae Quercus robur United Kingdom Emmet, A. M. 1975. Notes on the oak-feeding species of Phyllonorycter Hübner (Lep.: Gracillariidae). - Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 87(9):240–245. 241
Fagaceae Quercus robur Malta Sammut, P. & Mifsud, D. 2008. Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller, 1846), a new record for the Maltese Islands (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae). - Bulletin of the Entomological Society of Malta 1:63–65. 64
Fagaceae Quercus rotundifolia Portugal Corley, M. F. V. 2015. Lepidoptera of Continental Portugal. - — :282 pp.. 69
Fagaceae Quercus rubra France Le Marchand, S. 1932. A propos de quelques Lithocolletis. - L'Amateur de Papillons 6(3):41–48. 42 (imported)
Fagaceae Quercus rubra Australia Common, I. F. B. 1977. The oak leaf-miner Phyllonorycter messaniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) established in Australia. - Journal of the Australian entomological Society 15 (1976)(4):471–473. 471
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Corsica Skala, H. 1937a. Minen aus Mittel- und Südeuropa (Fortsetzung und Schluss). - Zeitschrift des Österreichischen Entomologen-Vereines 22:10–11, 19–20. 43
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Netherlands de Graaf, H. W. & Snellen, P. C. T. 1866. Microlepidoptera in Nederland waargenomen. — In: Herklots, J. A. Bouwstoffen voor eene Fauna van Nederland 3. - — :234–317. 293
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Canary Islands Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1908b. Microlepidoptera of Tenerife. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1907:911–1034, pls. 51–53. 976
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Austria Hartig, F. 1964. Microlepidotteri della Venezia Tridentina e delle regioni adiacenti. Parte III. (Fam. Gelechiidae - Micropterigidae). - Studi Trentini di Scienze Naturali, Rivista del "Museo di Storia Naturale della Venezia Tridentina" 41(3–4):1–292. 189
Fagaceae Quercus sp. United Kingdom Sircom, J. 1848a. Capture of Micro-Lepidoptera. - Zoologist 6:2271–2272. 2272
Fagaceae Quercus sp. New Zealand Wise, K. A. J. 1954a. Records and observations of New Zealand Lepidoptera. - New Zealand Entomologist 1(4):27–30. 27
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Australia Common, I. F. B. 1977. The oak leaf-miner Phyllonorycter messaniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) established in Australia. - Journal of the Australian entomological Society 15 (1976)(4):471–473. 471
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Italy Herrich-Schäffer, G. A. W. 1855. Systematische Bearbeitung der Schmetterlinge von Europa zugleich als Text, Revision und Supplement zu Jakob Hübner's Sammlung europäischer Schmetterlinge. 5. Die Schaben und Federmotten. - — :1–394. 323
Fagaceae Quercus sp. Germany Disqué, H. 1901b. Verzeichniss der in der Pfalz vorkommenden, aber bisher noch nicht bei Speyer aufgefundenen Kleinschmetterlinge. - Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift "Iris", Dresden 14:229–250. 246
Fagaceae Quercus suber Morocco Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1908b. Microlepidoptera of Tenerife. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1907:911–1034, pls. 51–53. 976
Fagaceae Quercus suber United Kingdom Hubble, D. S. 2013. A British record of Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) mining leaves of cork oak Quercus suber. - British Journal of Entomology and Natural History 26(2):105. 105
Fagaceae Quercus suber Portugal Mendes D'Azevedo, C. 1910a. Lepidopteros de Portugal. I. Lepidopteros dos arredores de Torres Vedras. II. Lepidopteros de Val de Rosa (Caparica do Monte) em 12 e 13 de abril. III. Lepidopteros de Campolide (Lisboa). - Broteria, Revista de Sciencias naturaes, Serie Zoologica 9:110–129. 126
Fagaceae Quercus suber Canary Islands Walsingham, Lord (Thomas de Grey) 1908b. Microlepidoptera of Tenerife. - Proceedings of the Zoological Society of London 1907:911–1034, pls. 51–53. 976
Fagaceae Quercus suber France Le Marchand, S. 1932. A propos de quelques Lithocolletis. - L'Amateur de Papillons 6(3):41–48. 42
Fagaceae Quercus suber Australia Common, I. F. B. 1977. The oak leaf-miner Phyllonorycter messaniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) established in Australia. - Journal of the Australian entomological Society 15 (1976)(4):471–473. 471
Hamamelidaceae Liquidambar sp. New Zealand Wise, K. A. J. 1954a. Records and observations of New Zealand Lepidoptera. - New Zealand Entomologist 1(4):27–30. 27
Juglandaceae Carya pecan   Kuznetzov, V. I. & Baryshnikova, S. V. 1998. Brief catalogue of the mining moths of the fam. Gracillariidae (Lepidoptera) of Russia and adjacent countries. - Trudy Zoologicheskogo Instituta, Rossijskaya Akademija Nauk 274:1–60. 40
Malvaceae Tilia sp. United Kingdom Emmet, A. M. 1988. A field guide to the smaller British Lepidoptera. Second edition. - — :1–288. 62
Malvaceae Tilia tomentosa United Kingdom Ffennell, D. W. H. 1974. An unusual foodplant of Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller). - Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation 86:168. 168
Rosaceae Malus domestica New Zealand Wise, K. A. J. 1954a. Records and observations of New Zealand Lepidoptera. - New Zealand Entomologist 1(4):27–30. 27
Rosaceae Prunus sp. New Zealand Wise, K. A. J. 1954a. Records and observations of New Zealand Lepidoptera. - New Zealand Entomologist 1(4):27–30. 27
*   Blotch mine on underside of leaf.

*   Main host plant: Quercus ilex L. The record of Corylus sp. [Betulaceae] (Hartig & Amsel 1952: 95) needs confirmation.

Species Parasitoids

FAMILY SPECIES COUNTRY PUBLICATION PAGE
Braconidae Apanteles circumscriptus New Zealand Swan, D. I. 1973. Evaluation of biological control of the oak leafminer Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zell.) (Lep., Gracillariidae) in New Zealand. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 63:49–55. 49 (introduced)
Braconidae Apanteles circumscriptus Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Braconidae Apanteles circumscriptus United Kingdom Shaw, M. R. & Askew, R. R. 1976. Ichneumonoidea (Hymenoptera) parasitic upon leaf-mining insects of the orders Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera and Coleoptera. - Ecological Entomology 1:127–133. 130
Braconidae Apanteles circumscriptus Italy Martelli, M. & Arru, G. M. 1957. Ricerche preliminari sull'entomofauna della Quercia da sughero (Quercus suber) in Sardegna. - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura Ser. II (1)(58):5–49. 20
Braconidae Colastes braconius United Kingdom Shaw, M. R. & Askew, R. R. 1976. Ichneumonoidea (Hymenoptera) parasitic upon leaf-mining insects of the orders Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera and Coleoptera. - Ecological Entomology 1:127–133. 128
Encyrtidae Ageniaspis atricollis Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Achrysocharella sp. Australia Common, I. F. B. 1977. The oak leaf-miner Phyllonorycter messaniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) established in Australia. - Journal of the Australian entomological Society 15 (1976)(4):471–473. 472
Eulophidae Achrysocharoides latreillii United Kingdom Bryan, G. 1980a. The British species of Achrysocharoides (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae). - Systematic Entomology 5(3):245–262. 248
Eulophidae Achrysocharoides parva Italy Martelli, M. & Arru, G. M. 1957. Ricerche preliminari sull'entomofauna della Quercia da sughero (Quercus suber) in Sardegna. - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura Ser. II (1)(58):5–49. 20
Eulophidae Achrysocharoides parva Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Achrysocharoides sp. Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 900
Eulophidae Achrysocharoides splendens New Zealand Swan, D. I. 1973. Evaluation of biological control of the oak leafminer Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zell.) (Lep., Gracillariidae) in New Zealand. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 63:49–55. 49 (introduced)
Eulophidae Achrysocharoides splendens Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Apleurotropis sp. Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 900
Eulophidae Chrysocharis gemma Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Chrysocharis laomedon Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Chrysocharis nephereus Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Cirrospilus diallus Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Cirrospilus elegantissimus Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Cirrospilus lyncus Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Cirrospilus pulcher Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Cirrospilus pulcher Italy Martelli, M. & Arru, G. M. 1957. Ricerche preliminari sull'entomofauna della Quercia da sughero (Quercus suber) in Sardegna. - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura Ser. II (1)(58):5–49. 20
Eulophidae Cirrospilus sp. Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 900
Eulophidae Cirrospilus viticola   Boucek, Z. 1959. A study of Central European Eulophidae, I: Eulophinae (Hymenoptera), II: Diaulinopsis and Cirrospilus (Hymenoptera). - Acta Entomologica Musei Naturalis Pragae 33:117–194. 180
Eulophidae Closterocerus trifasciatus Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Elachertus inunctus Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Elachertus sp. Australia Common, I. F. B. 1977. The oak leaf-miner Phyllonorycter messaniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) established in Australia. - Journal of the Australian entomological Society 15 (1976)(4):471–473. 472
Eulophidae Elasmus sp. Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 900
Eulophidae Minotetrastichus frontalis Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Miotropis unipuncta Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Neochrysocharis formosus Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Neochrysocharis sp. Australia Common, I. F. B. 1977. The oak leaf-miner Phyllonorycter messaniella (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) established in Australia. - Journal of the Australian entomological Society 15 (1976)(4):471–473. 472
Eulophidae Omphale sp. Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Pediobius alcaeus United Kingdom Askew, R. R. & Shaw, M. R. 1979b. Mortality factors affecting the leaf-mining stages of Phyllonorycter (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) on oak and birch. 2. Biology of the parasite species. - Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society 67(1):51–64. 53
Eulophidae Pediobius saulius Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Pnigalio pectinicornis Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Pnigalio pectinicornis New Zealand Swan, D. I. 1973. Evaluation of biological control of the oak leafminer Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zell.) (Lep., Gracillariidae) in New Zealand. - Bulletin of Entomological Research 63:49–55. 49 (introduced)
Eulophidae Sympiesis gordius Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Sympiesis sericeicornis Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Eulophidae Sympiesis sericeicornis Italy Martelli, M. & Arru, G. M. 1957. Ricerche preliminari sull'entomofauna della Quercia da sughero (Quercus suber) in Sardegna. - Bollettino di Zoologia agraria e Bachicoltura Ser. II (1)(58):5–49. 20
Eulophidae Sympiesis sp. Australia New, T. R. 1982. The oak leaf-miner, Phyllonorycter messaniella (Zeller) (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae), in Melbourne. - Australian Journal of Zoology 29 (1981)(6):895–905. 900
Eulophidae Zagrammosoma variegatum New Zealand Efremova, Z. A. 1995. Notes on some Palaearctic and Afrotropical species of the genus Zagrammosoma (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae). - Zoologicheskij Zhurnal 74(10):46–54. 50
Eulophidae Zagrammosoma variegatum Turkey Efremova, Z. A. 1995. Notes on some Palaearctic and Afrotropical species of the genus Zagrammosoma (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae). - Zoologicheskij Zhurnal 74(10):46–54. 50
Eulophidae Zagrammosoma variegatum Morocco Efremova, Z. A. 1995. Notes on some Palaearctic and Afrotropical species of the genus Zagrammosoma (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae). - Zoologicheskij Zhurnal 74(10):46–54. 50
Eulophidae Zagrammosoma variegatum Australia Efremova, Z. A. 1995. Notes on some Palaearctic and Afrotropical species of the genus Zagrammosoma (Hymenoptera, Eulophidae). - Zoologicheskij Zhurnal 74(10):46–54. 50
Ichneumonidae Gelis sp. Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229
Ichneumonidae Mesochorus convexicollis Europe Delucchi, V. 1958. Lithocolletis messaniella Zeller (Lep. Gracillariidae): analysis of some mortality factors with particular reference to its parasite complex. - Entomophaga 3(3):203–270. 229