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Tachyerges salicis (Linnaeus, 1758)
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cocoons

 

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 . The mine may occupy half the leaf. Mine shown is on Salix caprea. Three cocoons are shown.

Data: 24.vi.2014 ex mine 17.vi.2014, Mol, (Antwerpen), Belgium

Image:© Carina Van Steenwinkel

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