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Chirosia histricina (Rondani, 1866)
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a blotch mine is formed at the tip of the pinna lobe

 

Food Plant: Pteridium (Bracken) Recorded from Athyrium (Lady Fern) abroad.

Mine: Univoltine: summer.

Notes: An upperside blotch at the tip of a pinna lobe (as shown). Locally common in shady places.

Data: 25.vi.2006, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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