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15.083 Phyllonorycter trifasciella (Haworth, 1828)
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the cremaster has four spines
the cremaster has two terminal spines


Food Plant: Lonicera (Honeysuckle), Symphoricarpos (Snowberry), occasionally Leycesteria (Flowering Nutmeg).

Mine: March - April , July - August, October

Notes: The mine is usually underside, often twisting leaf into a cone. The cremaster has two protruding terminal spines, with another two terminally also.

Data: (top) 18.vii.2005, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, (bottom) 12.vii.2004, Fleet, Hants,VC12

Image:© (top) Willem Ellis, (bottom) Rob Edmunds

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