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333 Phyllonorycter salictella (Zeller, 1846)
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pupa

 

Food Plant: Salix spp (Willow): Salix alba, Salix cinerea, Salix fragilis, Salix matsudana, Salix viminalis, Salix x cericans

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: June-July: September - October

Notes: The mine is usually on smooth leaved willows and is near the leaf base, causing it to fold over. The pupa is in a light brown cocoon (as shown)

Data: 23.x.2007, Mileham, Norfolk, VC28

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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