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6.001 Antispila metallella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
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mine and cut out


Food Plant: Cornus (Dogwood)

Mine: July - August

Notes: A gallery leads to blotch, with oval cut-out 5.5-7mm long. There are two or three brown specks at start of mine (trial slits made by ovipositor).  The leaf mine and larval case are shown.

Data: 2006, Dortmund, Germany

Image:© Ben Smart

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