Lep: Lithocolletinae
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15.088 Phyllonorycter sagitella (Bjerkander, 1790)
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the upper leaf surface can appear mottled


Food Plant: Populus tremula (Aspen)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: June; August-October

Notes: A rare miner in the UK. Discovered in 1977 in Gloucestershire. The lower surface of the mine can have small creases and appear reddish.

Data: 06.viii.2005, Warwickshire, V38, Dave Grundy, Mike Harper, Tony Simpson

Image:© Dave Grundy

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