Lep: Lithocolletinae
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15.059 Phyllonorycter cavella (Zeller, 1846)
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large mine with many creases


Food Plant: Betula (Birch)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: September - October

Notes: A large mine, 15-20mm long, more than six creases, in the lower epidermis (as shown).

Data: 08.x.2020, Wyre Forest, Shropshire, VC40

Image:© George Tordoff

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