Lep:Incurvariidae
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8.005 Phylloporia bistrigella (Haworth, 1828)
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the cut rests on the left of the leaf

 

Food Plant: Betula (Birch)

Mine: July - August

Notes: The larva mines young leaves and the narrow initial mine ends in a blotch. The larva cuts out a section of the leaf (as shown) and over winters in this on the ground.

Data: 02.x.2005, Bartley Heath, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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