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15.041 Phyllonorycter platani (Staudinger, 1870)
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there may be many mines on a leaf


Food Plant: Platanus x hispanica (London Plane), P.orientalis (Oriental Plane)

Mine: July - November

Notes: They are large mines, often several in one leaf. Generally underside between veins. The upper side becomes mottled (as shown). On upper side can be over veins. The pupa is found inside a white cocoon.

National Status: Local

Bradlet No: 321a

Data: 22.vii.2003, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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