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Rhamphus pulicarius (Herbst, 1795)
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blotch mines are formed


Food Plant: Betula (Birch), Salix (Willow), Populus (Poplar)

Mine: August - October

Pupa: External to the mine

Notes: The larva over winters in the upper surface mine. There can be several mines in a leaf. A local species.

Data: 18.x.2004, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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