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15.034 Phyllonorycter harrisella (Linnaeus, 1761)
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exuviae protruding from mine


Food Plant: Quercus (Oak)

Mine: June - July, September - October

Notes: The mine is less than 14mm long, single crease in lower epidermis. The frass random in summer, but in U- or V-shaped lining to cocoon in autumn. Note the exuviae protruding from the mine.

Data: 2002, Lancashire

Image:© Ian Kimber

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