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15.063 Phyllonorycter maestingella (Müller, 1764)
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pupa

 

Food Plant: Fagus (Beech)

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: A long mine between veins, several creases in lower epidermis. It is strongly contracted, forming a tubular shape. The pupa is pale brown and lies in a white silken cocoon (as shown).

Data: 08.xi.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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