Col: Buprestidae
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Trachys minutus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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dorsal view
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dorsal 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 adult beetle is shown in dorsal and lateral view.

Data: 05.vii.2015 ex mine 27.vi.2015, De Hoefaert~Lanaken, (Limburg), Belgium

Image:© Carina Van Steenwinkel

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