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15.085 ~ 0363 ~ Phyllonorycter joannisi
UK Status

Commonest in south-east England, but is expanding northwards.

Montgomeryshire Status

First recorded at Aberbechan in the east of the county in 2020.

Wingspan :   M & F 8mm

Confusion species

Many species in this group are very similar. One of the best ways of separating them is to examine the type of leaf-mine.
Flight time & Voltinity (Bivoltine)

Habitat

Wherever the foodplant is found.

Foodplant

Norway maple.

Lifestage data

Leaf miner. Eggs laid on underside of leaf. Larva forms a fairly large whitish blotch. Pupa: undescribed.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by JP/MTT, 6th Nov 2020, Aberbechan
Leaf mine on Norway Maple