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6.001 Antispila metallella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
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the cut out is 5.5-7mm long


Food Plant: Cornus (Dogwood)

Mine: July - August

Notes: A gallery leads to blotch, with oval cut-out 5.5-7mm long (the one shown is 6mm long). There are two or three brown specks at start of mine (trial slits made by ovipositor).   

Data: 05,vii.2016, Downham Market, Norfolk, VC28

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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