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15.041 Phyllonorycter platani (Staudinger, 1870)
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makes large blotch miones


Food Plant: Platanus x hispanica (London Plane), P.orientalis (Oriental Plane)

Mine: July - November

Notes: They are large mines, often several in one leaf. Generally underside between veins. The upper side becomes mottled. On the upper side can be over veins. The pupa is found inside a white cocoon.

Data: ,27.viii.2011, Portsmouth, Hants, VC11,

Image:© John Langmaid

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