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Profenusa thomsoni (Konow, 1886)
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Food Plant: Betula (Birch)

Mine: late summer.

Pupa: Outside the mine.

Notes: A blotch mine, usually starting in the centre of the leaf and running towards the edge . The larva has short feet and dark markings on the prosternum (not fully developed in the larva above) and two spots on the meso- and meta-sternum (as illustrated)

Data: 18.ix.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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