Lep:Lithocolletinae
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15.044 Phyllonorycter sorbi (Frey, 1855)
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the cremaster has four curved spines

 

Food Plant: Sorbus aucuparia (Rowan), Prunus padus (Bird cherry), Sorbus aria Whitebeam ), Chaenomeles japonica (Japanese Quince)

Mine: June - July, September - October

Notes: A mine large with a strong crease in lower epidermis. Leaf-edge often folded downwards. The cremaster has four curved spines - the outer pair being thicker than the inner

Data: Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Image:© Willem Ellis

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