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15.041 Phyllonorycter platani (Staudinger, 1870)
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underside of 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. 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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