|0344 ~ Phyllonorycter strigulatella|
Resident. A very local species in central southern England as far north as the mid Wales borders.
First recorded in 2013 at Middletown in the east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F 7-9mm.
Many species of Phyllonorycter are extremely similar, great care should be given when separating these species.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva mines the upperside of leaf between two veins, not quite reaching the mid-rib. The pupa is light brown and it pupates within mine in a large yellowish chamber away from any frass.
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