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15.039 Phyllonorycter quercifoliella (Zeller, 1839)
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a medium sized mine


Food Plant: Quercus (Oak)

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: The mine is medium (>10mm) or large, single crease in lower epidermis. The frass surrounds cocoon in summer, but in U-shaped lining in autumn.

Data: 2002, Lancashire

Image:© Ian Kimber

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