Lep:Lithocolletinae
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15.041 Phyllonorycter platani (Staudinger, 1870)
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makes blister mines

 

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. The mines are shown on P.orientalis (Oriental Plane)

Data: 13.vii.2017, Hampton Court Castle, Herefordshire, VC36

Image:© Barry Dickerson

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