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15.076 Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella (Bouché, 1834)
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Food Plant: Lonicera (Honeysuckle), Symphoricarpos (Snowberry) occasionally Leycesteria formosa (Himalayan Honeysuckle)

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: The mine is large, occupying most of leaf. The lower epidermis with several strong creases. Mine illustrated is on L.formosa and was identified from the pupal cremaster.. The cocoon is formed in the mine and is brown, shaped like a rugby ball.

Data: 02.i.2006, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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