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15.061 Phyllonorycter scopariella (Zeller,1846)
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the mine is at the bottom right

Food Plant: Cytisus/Sarothamnus (Broom)

Mine: September - May

Notes: Forms an inflated mine in the green bark of a twig (as shown - towards the bottom right), 15 - 25mm long. The mine turns brown/grey and is found near to the end of a twig, often on a small plant (the plant of this mine was about 1.25 metres tall).

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

BradleyNo: 340

Data: 05.iv.2005, Fleet, Hants,VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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