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Acidia cognata (Wiedemann, 1817)
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there may be two or more blotch mines on a leaf

Food Plant: Petasites sp. (Butterburs), Tussilago sp.(Coltsfoot),

Mine: early Autumn

Pupa: External to the mine

Notes: Makes upper surface blotches. The mines can be large if two or more mine the same leaf.

Data: 20.xi.2003,Cromwell Bottom LNR, West Yorkshire, VC63.

Image:© Paul Talbot

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