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Food Plant: Alnus (Alder), Betula
(Birch), Myrica gale (Bog Myrtle)
Mine: June to August
Pupa: Inside the leaf in a globular cocoon
Notes: The mine is rather flat and not inflated, unlike some other Orchestes species. The larva is yellow. The mine illustrated is on Myrica gale. A southern species in the UK.
Image:© Rob Edmunds
Data: 14.vi.04, Fleet, Hants,VC12