Hym:Tenthredinidae
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Heterarthrus ochropoda (Klug, 1818)
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the larva is in the mine

 

Food Plant: Populus tremula (Aspen)

Mine: early Summer (May-July)

Notes: An uncommon miner. Makes large reddish-brown mines, which can occupy the leaf (as shown). Frass is ejected from the mine by the larva.

Data: 03.viii.2006, Fleet, Hants,VC12, ex.mine 30.vii.2006, Etzen, Austria, Ewald Altenhofer

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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