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Mantura sp.
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larvae in mines


Food Plant: Rumex acetosa (Sorrel)

Mine: Summer

Notes: There are several Mantura species on Rumex and the adults need to be bred through to identify (as they cannot be identified from the mines or larvae). The larvae are shown in the mines.

Data:, Ballachuan, Isle of Seil, Argyll, VC98

Image:© Carl Farmer

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