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Acidia cognata (Wiedemann, 1817)
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makes large blotch mines

 

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 (as shown). Mines shown on Tussilago farfara

Data: 11.x.2014, De Oude Briquetterie van Rome~Durbuy (Luxemburg)

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel

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