Friday, 5 July 2013

New UK foodplant for miner

As tentatively reported back in May:

I found what appeared to be the mine of Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae on Pyracantha, 
which to that point was not recorded from this foodplant in the UK.

The adult has now emerged, confirming the ID, and as such a new foodplant.

Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae reared ex mine on Pyracantha

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