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15.054 Phyllonorycter viminiella (Sircom, 1848)
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the mine causes the leaf to fold over

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. Previously P.salictella

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 333

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

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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