Lep:Lithocolletinae
  home | mines | species | plants | mine-keys | links | search | updates | newsletters | news | books
321a Phyllonorycter platani (Staudinger, 1870)
< back
the underside becomes creased

 

Food Plant: Platanus x hispanica (London Plane)

Mine: July - November

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

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

Image:© Rob Edmunds

sponsored by Colin Plant Associates (UK) LLP/Consultant Entomologists

www.leafmines.co.uk