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15.053 Phyllonorycter leucographella (Zeller, 1850)
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silvery blotch mine centered over the midrib

Food Plant: Pyracantha (Firethorn), Crataegus (Hawthorn), Malus (Apple), Sorbus (Rowan/Whitebeam), Chaenomeles (Japanese Quince), Cotoneaster x wateri (Cotoneaster)

Mine: July, October - April

Notes: The mine is upper side and silvery, over the midrib. Leaf later may fold upwards, concealing the mine. The larva in the autumn generation over winters in the mine. The mine shown is on Hawthorn.

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 332a

Data: 2002, Lancashire

Image:© Ian Kimber

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