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0317 ~ Phyllonorycter heegeriella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout Britain except the far north of Scotland.

Montgomeryshire Status

Discovered in the east of the county at Roundton Hill NR in 2013.

Wingspan :   M & F 6.5-7.5mm.

Confusion species


Many species of Phyllonorycter are extremely similar, great care should be given when separating these species.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine.)


Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Oak.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva forms very small mine, usually near the edge of the leaf causing the edge to fold over. The pupa is pale brown in a white cocoon attached to the mine.
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