The Moths of Suffolk
321a Phyllonorycter platani, (Staudinger, 1870)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Woodland, scrub, parkland, towns

Larval foodplants : London Plane (Platanus x hispanica)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Not listed

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultPhyllonorycter quercifoliella
Phyllonorycter messaniella
    Leaf-minePhyllonorycter leucographella, Firethorn Leaf-miner

Compare confusion species
    Adult
    Leaf-mine

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Ex-mine - Great Livermere, Suffolk (ix.2009) © Lee Gregory

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Mine on London Plane found by Darren Underwood - Long Melford, Suffolk (20.x.2002) © A Prichard

Leaf-mine occurrence
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Life history chart
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