Lep:Lithocolletinae
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15.060 Phyllonorycter ulicicolella (Stainton, 1851)
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mine at tip of spine

Food Plant: Ulex europaeus (Gorse)

Mine: September - May

Pupa: within the mine

Notes: A rarely found mine. The larva feeds in the epidermis and in this mine a clear area can be seen at the top of the mine, with frass deposited lower down.

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Bradley No: 339

Data: 28.iii.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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