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15.046 Phyllonorycter blancardella (Fabricius, 1781)
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the mine may cause the leaf to arch

Food Plant: Malus spp., Amelanchier lamarckii

Mine: June - July, September - October

Notes: A mine with several creases in lower epidermis. On thinner  leaves, such as crab-apple, the upper surface may be arched to form a tube

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 326

Data: 2002, Lancashire

Image:© Ian Kimber

Fletcher CH & Fitter AH (2021) Phyllonorycter blancardella (Fabricius 1791) (Lep.: Gracillariidae) bred from mines on Amelanchier lamarckii, Ent Rec J Var 133(3) 141-142

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