15.076 .... B&F 0354
Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella (Bouché, 1834)
Status ..... In Nottinghamshire, this moth is probably under recorded. There is a small colony in our Market Warsop garden, based entirely around an old Honeysuckle. The adults are readily attracted to MV light.
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Adult photographed at Market Warsop April 24th 2011
 
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Leaf mines on Snowberry (Symphoricarpos alba) photographed at Worksop November 2010
 
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Identification and separation from Phyllonorycter trifasciella (which also feeds on Snowberry) was confirmed by removing the pupa from within the cocoon inside the mine and by examination of the pupal cremaster.
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Phyllonorycter emberizaepenella
 
 
 
 
The records for the Nottinghamshire distribution map are currently provided by the following contributors - Trevor and Dilys Pendleton. Nottinghamshire Wildlife Trust. Tim Sexton. Jerry Clough.

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Updated January 2019

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