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Leucoptera laburnella (Stainton, 1851)

Laburnum Leaf Miner
21.0040 (B&F: 254)

Synonym(s):
Leucoptera wailesella (Stainton, 1858)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Yponomeutoidea
    »Family: Lyonetiidae
      »Subfamily: Cemiostominae
        »Tribe: Phalacropterygini

Common

A resident species usually occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in a few places across the region, although both larvae and adults are sometimes common by day. Apparently triple-brooded, flying mainly from mid-April to mid-May, during the last three weeks of June and from late July to late August. Larvae feed on dyer's greenwood, broom and laburnum. (Pratt, 2011)

Leucoptera laburnella
TQ785099, 21 viii 2009
Photo: Crystal Ray

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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