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15.037 Phyllonorycter tenerella (Joannis, 1915)
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the cremaster
the cremaster


Food Plant: Carpinus betulus (Hornbeam)

Mine: June - July, September - October

Notes: A mine between veins from midrib to leaf-edge, narrow, tubular, with one crease in lower epidermis. The pupal cremaster has the outer spines thicker and curved (as shown)

Data: top: 30.x.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12; bottom: 30.iv.2005 ex mine 17.x.2004, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Images:© top: Rob Edmunds; bottom:Willem Ellis, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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