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Fenella nigrita Westwood, 1839
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a blotch mine is formed

Food Plant: Normally Potentilla reptans (Creeping cinquefoil) and Agrimonia (Agrimony)

Mine: Bivoltine: summer & autumn.

Pupa: Outside the mine.

Notes: A full depth gallery-blotch. Often several in a leaf. Widespread. The ventral spots can be seen in the larva.

Data: 12.vi.2006, from mines 29.v.2006, Langenlois, Lower Austria, Ewald Altenhofer

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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