Lep: Lithocolletinae
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15.087 Phyllonorycter comparella (Duponchel, [1843])
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leaf surface may mottle

 

Food Plant: Populus alba (White Poplar), Populus canescens (Grey Poplar), Populus nigra (Black Poplar)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: July, September-October

Notes: An underside mine, with few creases and causing little leaf distortion. Some mottling of the upper leaf surface may be caused (as shown, on Populus alba (White Poplar)).

Data: 10.vii.2019, Cranwich, Norfolk, VC28

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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