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14.051 Phyllonorycter lantanella (Schrank, 1802)
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the mine arches the leaf

Food Plant: Viburnum lantana (Wayfaring Tree), occasionally V. opulus (Guelder Rose), V. tinus (Laurustinus).

Mine: July, September - April

Notes: The mine is underside, between veins, causing leaf to arch. The lower epidermis is at first white, then brown. Mine shown is on Virburnum tinus.

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 331

Data: 15.vii.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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