Hym:Tenthredinidae
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Fenusella hortulana (Klug, 1818)
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blotch mines are formed at the leaf edge

 

Food Plant: Populus nigra (Black Poplar), P.alba (White Poplar)

Mine: May

Notes: Forms a blotch mine on the leaf edge. Care must be taken in identifying this miner as the mines of Fenusella glaucopis can appear similar. Identification is on larval charcteristics, in particular the sclerotization of the anal ring. Mine shown is on P.nigra.

Data: 13.v.2006 from mines 09.v.2006, Traismauer, Austria, E.Altenhofer

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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