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272 Bucculatrix cidarella (Zeller, 1839)
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larva feeding on leaf (right top)


Food Plant: Alnus glutinosa (Alder), Myrica (Bog Myrtle).

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: August - September

Notes: A narrow mine almost filled with black frass, starting from a rough black egg-case. The larva is een feeding top right and a moulting cocoon is left (in the angle between the vein and midrib).

Data: 15.viii.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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