Phyllonorycter messaniella pupa

Quercus x hispanica, Amsterdam-Oost; thorax dorsal and ventral

the anterior margin of abd. 2-4 laterally with a heavy, outwrds pointing spine (just like in Ph.muelleriella)

cremaster, dorsally

cremaster from the side, focussed on the outer and the inner spine, respectively.

abd. 7 ventrally with a diverging group of spines (not a diverging row, like in Ph.muelleriella).

mod 22.xi.2018