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15.052 Phyllonorycter corylifoliella (Hübner, 1796)
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the mine develops brown speckling

 

Food Plant: Rosaceous trees/shrubs especially Crataegus (Hawthorn), Malus (Apple), also Prunus (Cherry)

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: The mine is in the upper epidermis of a leaf, usually over midrib or vein. The mine is at first silvery, later with brown speckling (as shown).

Data: 03.x.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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