Lep:Lithocolletinae
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15.056 Phyllonorycter salicicolella (Sircom, 1848)
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may form a mine between two veins

Food Plant: Salix spp.(Willow), S.aurita (Eared Willow) S.caprea (Goat Willow) , S.cinerea (Grey Willow)

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: Cannot be separated (without breeding moths) from mines other sallow-feeding species. May form underside mines between two veins (as shown) or on the leaf edge (curling over the leaf edge). A common and widespread species.

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 335

Data: 27.x.2009, Goss Moor, Cornwall, VC2, John Langmaid

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

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