Main: (Gracillariidae / Lithocolletinae)
15.088 [B&F: 0366] Phyllonorycter sagitella (Bjerkander, 1790)


Vulnerable (proposed as a future Red Data Book species) in woodland in parts of Gloucestershire and Worcestershire, a priority species under the UK Biodiversity Action Plan. Not recorded in Hampshire or on the Isle of Wight to date. Wingspan 8.5-9 mm. Similar to P. comparella, in which the white areas are less heavily irrorate with scattered fuscous scales (MBGBI Vol 2). Larva mines leaves of Aspen, preferring young trees, over-wintering as a pupa in a cocoon.

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