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15.063 Phyllonorycter maestingella (Müller, 1764)
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pupa in cocoon


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. The pupa is in a white cocoon, with frass piled to one side (As sgown)

Data: 31.x.2008, The Coneygeare, Eynesbury, Huntingdonshire, VC31

Image:© Barry Dickerson

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