Col:Curculionidae
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Orchestes alni (Linnaeus, 1758)
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topof leaf
underside of leaf

 

Food Plant: Ulmus procera (Elm)

Mine: Early Summer

Pupa: In a spherical cocoon inside the leaf

Notes: A blotch is formed at the leaf tip from an initial corridor, which runs from the midrib (Formerly called Rhynchaenus alni). The top and underside of the elaf are shown

Data: 09.vi.2013, de Wasserij. Meerhout, (Antwerpen), Belgium

Image:© Carina Van Steenwinkel

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