European Lep:Lithocolletinae
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Phyllonorycter populifoliella (Treitschke, 1833)
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lower surface mine

Food Plant: Populus canadensis (Canadian Poplar), P. carolinensis (Carolina Poplar), P. nigra (Black Poplar).

Mine: June, July, October

Notes: Forms a lower surface mine. Pupation is in a cocoon. There may be many mines in a leaf. Can be a common species in Europe. Mine shown on Populus x canadensis (Canadian Poplar).

Data: 12.x.2020, Nieuw-Buinen, drenthe, The Netherlands

Image:© Ben van As

References:
Hering, EM (1951), Biology of the Leaf Miners, p276
Hering, EM (1957), Bestimmungstabellen der Blattminen von Europa

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