GRACILLARIIDAE: 333 - 344

336 Phyllonorycter dubitella mine on Goat Willow, North Dean wood, July 9th 09.

336 Phyllonorycter dubitella , July 12th 09, reared from the mine illustrated above.

337 Phyllonorycter hilarella, a tenanted mine on Goat Willow at Copley meadow on July 14th 2017. The adult emerged several days later.

337 Phyllonorycter hilarella Apr. 8th 2011. Reared from a mine found on Goat Willow at Milner Royd drain the previous autumn.

341 Phyllonorycter maestingella, green island mines in Beech at Long wood, Nov. 22nd 2016.

341 Phyllonorycter maestingella pupa, Mar. 8th 08. It has been removed from an over wintered mine in Beech found in North Dean wood the previous November. A tremendously exciting time as this was my first attempt at rearing leaf miners!

341 Phyllonorycter maestingella emerging from the pupa illustrated above one day later. To think this pupa had been sitting on the work bench in the garage throughout the cold dark winter months in a state of suspended animation within the mine and now, after bringing it indoors for about three weeks it's begun to emerge. 


341 Phyllonorycter maestingella, Mar. 27th 08. Another adult from the batch of mines mentioned above but a slightly "better" attempt at photographing the adult.


341 Phyllonorycter maestingella, May 8th 2014. Captured by day from North Dean wood on a Beech trunk.
 
342 Nut Leaf Blister Moth mines on Hazel at New Lane on July 14th 2017.
342 Nut Leaf Blister Moth on Arthur's plot at Skircoat Green allotments on July 18th 2009. Captured by day on one of his Hazel trees.

343 Phyllonorycter esperella mines on Hornbeam by the towpath near Sowerby Bridge on Oct. 4th 2010. Characteristic, upper surface blotch mines.

343 Phyllonorycter esperella Mar. 18th 2011. Reared from mines found the previous autumn at the Sowerby Bridge site.

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