Lep:Lithocolletinae
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15.041Phyllonorycter platani (Staudinger, 1870)
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there may be several mines in 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 (as shown). Generally underside between veins. On upper side can be over veins. The pupa is found inside a white cocoon.

Data: 2002, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Ian Kimber

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