Lep:Bucculatricidae
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267 Bucculatrix maritima (Stainton,1851)
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Food Plant: Aster tripolium (Sea Aster)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: April - May; July - August

Notes: The initial mine is in part of the layers of a leaf, with black or brownish frass. When it leaves this mine it then makes full depth shorter mines. The initial mines are shown in the stem of Sea Aster.

National status: Nationally Scarce B

Data: 12.viii.2011, Sheringham, Norfolk, VC27

Image:© Barry Dickerson

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