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15.041 Phyllonorycter platani (Staudinger, 1870)
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the mines are still forming

 

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. On upper side can be over veins. The miens above are still being formed. The pupa is found inside a white cocoon.

Data: 17.vii.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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