Phyllonorycter sorbicola

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Phyllonorycter sorbicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Gracillariidae
Genus: Phyllonorycter
Species: P. sorbicola
Binomial name
Phyllonorycter sorbicola
(Kumata, 1963)[1]
  • Lithocolletis sorbicola Kumata, 1963

Phyllonorycter sorbicola is a moth of the Gracillariidae family. It is known from Japan (the islands of Hokkaido and Shikoku) and the Russian Far East.

The wingspan is 6–7 mm.

The larvae feed on Sorbus matsumurana, Sorbus commixta, Sorbus alnifolia, Prunus avium, Malus pumila and Malus asiatica. They mine the leaves of their host plant. The mine is ptychonomous and located on the lower surface of the leaf.