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0351 ~ Phyllonorycter lautella
UK Status

Resident. Locally common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded in the east of the county at Roundton Hill nature reserve in 2013.

Wingspan :   M & F 6-7mm.

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 makes a long and slender mine. The pupa is golden brown in a whitish, oval cocoon attached to the mine.
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