Lep:Lithocolletinae
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15.060 Phyllonorycter ulicicolella (Stainton, 1851)
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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. In this mine the frass is deposited lower down, towards the base of the spine (as shown).

Data: 01.xi.2020, Sydlings Copse , Oxon, VC23

Image:© Will Langdon

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