|0357 ~ Phyllonorycter stettinensis|
Resident. Widespread and locally common in England and Wales. In Scotland it is found in a few western counties.
Recorded from a few sites across the county.
Wingspan : M & F, 6.5-7.5mm.
Many species of Phyllonorycter are extremely similar, great care should be given when separating these species. It is often impossible to separate the adults of some species.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on upperside of leaf. Larva forms a small oval mine usually situated over the midrib. Pupates in a tough cocoon within the mine.
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Photo by DB, 18th July 2011, Middletown