Lep:Lithocolletinae
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15.076 Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella (Bouché, 1834)
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Food Plant: Lonicera (Honeysuckle), Symphoricarpos (Snowberry) occasionally Leycesteria formosa (Himalayan Honeysuckle)

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: The mine is large, occupying most of leaf. The lower epidermis with several strong creases. The pupal cremaster is flat and broad, with a small spike terminally, on each segment (as shown - top photo). In side view the cremaster has a small spike ventrally, approximately one third distance from its tip.

Data: 02.i.2006, Fleet, Hants, VC12, bottom photo:01.10.2005, Amsterdam,The Netherlands

Image:© Rob Edmunds (top two photos), Willem Ellis (bottom photo)

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