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15.041 Phyllonorycter platani (Staudinger, 1870)
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the underside of the mine becomes creased


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 underside of the mine becomes creased. On upper side can be over veins. The pupa is found inside a white cocoon.

Data: 2002, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Ian Kimber

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