|0362 ~ Phyllonorycter acerifoliella|
Resident. Locally common in England and Wales as far north as Cumbria.
First recorded in 2013 at Middletown in the east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F 8mm.
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 underside often near the edge of the leaf. The pupa is dark brown in a greyish cocoon.
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Photo by DB, 20th Oct 2013, Middletown
Leaf mine on field maple