Col: Buprestidae
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Trachys minutus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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dorsal view of pupa
dorsal view
ventral view
ventral view

 

Food Plant: Corylus avellanae (Hazel)

Mine: early and late Summer

Notes: Typically makes a pear shaped upper surface blotch which is usually at the tip of the leaf. The pupa is formed within the leaf and is not in a cocoon. The early pupa is shown in dorsal (top two photos) and ventral view (bottom two photos). It appears black later.

Data: 28.vi.2015, De Hoefaert~Lanaken, (Limburg), Belgium

Image:© Carina Van Steenwinkel

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