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15.060 Phyllonorycter ulicicolella (Stainton, 1851)
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larva in mine


Food Plant: Ulex europaeus (Gorse)

Mine: September - May

Pupa: within the mine

Notes: A rarely found mine. The larva feeds in the epidermis of thinner stems and causes slight blistering. The larva is shown in the mine.

Data: 29.xii.2020, Eversley Common, Hants, VC12

Image:© Josie Hewitt

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