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Phyllonorycter joannisi (Le Marchand, 1936)

White-bodied Midget
15.0850 (B&F: 363)
Previously:Phyllonorycter platanoidella (Joannis, 1920)

Synonym(s):
Phyllonorycter platanoidella (Joannis, 1920) homonym


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gracillarioidea
    »Family: Gracillariidae
      »Subfamily: Lithocolletinae
        »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Common

Larval leaf mines on Norway maple were identified in 1996 and 1999 at Rewell Wood, and at Stansted Forest in 2000 and they were common at Stopham Bridge in 2008 and 2009. Mines were also identified in East Sussex on the same foodplant at Heathfield in 1997 and near St Helen's Wood in 2009. Nationally double-brooded, adults flying mainly during May and August. (Pratt, 2011).

Phyllonorycter platanoidella (Joannis, 1920)
ex mine
Bracklesham, 02 iv 2014
Photo: Derek Lee
Phyllonorycter platanoidella (Joannis, 1920)
Leaf mine on Norway Maple
Bracklesham, 16 xi 2011
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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