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15.086 Phyllonorycter geniculella (Ragonot, 1874)
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pupa in cocoon


Food Plant: Acer pseudoplatanus (Sycamore)

Mine: July, October

Notes: The mine is rounded, between veins. The lower epidermis with several small creases. The leaf may fold downwards if mine is at margin. The pupa is in a loose white cocoon, with frass to one side (as shown)

Data: 29.ix.2008, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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