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Tachyerges salicis (Linnaeus, 1758)
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a blotch mine forma at the leaf tip

Food Plant: Salix spp. (Willow)

Egg: Underside of a leaf

Mine: late Spring and late Summer

Notes: Forms a blotch mine at a leaf tip and can distort the leaf (as shown). The mine may occupy half the leaf.

Data:, Fleet, Hants,VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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