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Cerodontha caricicola (Hering, 1926)
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long galleries in the apical part of the leaf

Food Plant: Carex acutiformis (Lesser Pond Sedge), Carex pendula (Pendulous Sedge), Carex pseudocyperus (Cyperus Sedge)

Mine: July, Nov-Dec

Pupa: Inside the leaf gallery

Notes: The mine is a long gallery which is formed mostly in the apical parts of the leaf. Formerly Dizygomyza caricicola. Mines confirmed from adults (det.David Gibbs, reference collection) which emerged 6.iii.2005 indoors. Female adult retained, coll. Rob Edmunds

Data: 19.ii.2005, Ash Vale, Surrey, VC17

Image:© Rob Edmunds

Recording Grade: 5

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