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15.065 Phyllonorycter esperella (Goeze, 1783)
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pupa

 

Food Plant: Carpinus (Hornbeam)

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: The mine is upper side, over veins. Silvery, with brown speckling, later contracting to cause leaf to fold upwards. The pupa is a pale orangecolour and lies within a white cocoon.

Data: 28.x.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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