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Profenusa thomsoni (Konow, 1886)
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ventral view of larva
ventral view of larva


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 and two spots on the meso- and meta-sternum. The larva is shown in ventral view.

Data: 05.ix.2014 ex mine 31.viii.2014, Mol, (Antwerpen), Belgium.

Image:© Carina Van Steenwinkel

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