Lep:Bucculatricidae
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269a Bucculatrix chrysanthemella Rebel,1896
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Food Plant: In the Canary Isles foodplants are Argyranthemum frutescens (Marguerite Daisy), Gonospermum fruticosum (Canary Tansy)

Egg: laid separately on the leaf surface

Mine: Spring

Notes: A moth was identified by Rachel Terry from material collected from a light trap in Bishops Stortford, Herts in 2009. Mines are unknown in the UK at present. The moth is a native of the Canary Islands and plantsl, especially Marguerite Daisies, are regularly imported into the UK. The initial gallery is linear and then progressively enlarges until the leaf lobe is occipied.

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