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Food Plant: Ilex (Holly)
Mine: Univoltine - Summer to Spring
Pupa: The pupa forms inside the mine (as shown). Note the spiracles projecting through the upper leaf surface.
Notes: Initially in mid-rib then upper surface blotch. Only miner on Holly. Widespread throughout.
Image:© Rob Edmunds
Data: 06.ii.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12