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15.063 Phyllonorycter maestingella (Müller, 1764)
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the mine is creased and contracts the leaf

Food Plant: Fagus (Beech)

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: A long mine between veins, several creases in lower epidermis. It is strongly contracted, forming a tubular shape (as shown).

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 341

Data: 23.x.2005, Gt.Livermere, Suffolk, VC26

Image:© Lee Gregory

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