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343 (Dark Hornbeam Midget), Phyllonorycter esperella (Goeze, 1783)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Local

Resident. Larvae are often common and sometimes very common in a few deciduous woods in both vice-counties. Only thinly distributed.
Double-brooded, flying mainly during May and August.
Larvae feed on hornbeam. (Pratt, 2011)

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Chiddingfold, 06 iv 2012 Photo: Tony Davis

Phyllonorycter esperella (Goeze, 1783)

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Distribution map for Phyllonorycter esperella

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