Lepidoptera: Lithocolletinae

321a Phyllonorycter platani (Staudinger, 1870)

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Food Plant: Platanus x hispanica (London Plane)

Mine: October - November

Notes: They are large mines, often several in one leaf. Generally underside between veins. On upper side can be over veins. The pupa is found inside a white cocoon - as illustrated.

Pupa: cremaster

Image: Rob Edmunds