Col:Curculionidae
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Orchestes quercus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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the mine is funnel shaped

 

Food Plant: Quercus (Oak)

Mine: Univoltine: early Summer.

Pupa: Inside the mine, in a spherical cocoon.

Notes: A gallery running from the mid-rib and developing into a full depth blotch at or towards the tip of the leaf. (Formerly called Rhynchaenus quercus).

Data: 29.v.2006, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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