Main: (Lyonetiidae / Cemiostominae)
21.009 [B&F: 0261] Leucoptera sinuella (Reutti, 1853)


Notes: Extinct in the British Isles, formerly in a small stand of aspens near the railway station at Aviemore, Inverness-shire, where persistent until the 1950s, when it disappeared suddenly; recent searching has failed to reveal any sign of its continued presence (MBGBI Vol 2). Unlikely to be recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight. Wingspan 7-8 mm. Larva mines leaves of Aspen, over-wintering as a pupa.

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