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Lyonetiidae

254 Laburnum Leaf Miner, Leucoptera laburnella

Status and ecology:

National Status: 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)

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TQ785099, 21 viii 2009 Photo: Crystal Ray

Leucoptera laburnella

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Distribution map for Leucoptera laburnella

(Distribution at 1km scale)

 | f. wailesella |   | All records

Historic records: pre 1980 |  1980 - 1989 |  1990 - 1999 |  2000 - 2009 |  2010 on |  All

Phenology chart for Leucoptera laburnella

Phenology: Adult | Larva | Mine

Forms or subspecies:  | f. wailesella |   | All records

Historic records: pre 1980 |  1980 - 1989 |  1990 - 1999 |  2000 - 2009 |  2010 on |  All

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