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14.008 Bucculatrix cidarella (Zeller, 1839)
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moulting cocoon


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

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: July-October

Notes: A narrow mine almost filled with black frass, starting from a rough black egg-case. The larva moults within a cocoon (as shown).    

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

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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