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14.010 Bucculatrix ulmella Zeller, 1848
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in summer the cocoons are formed on the leaf


Food Plant: Quercus (Oak)

Egg: Upper side of leaf

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: A short contorted gallery, usually near midrib. The larva pupates in a whitish cocoon - spun on a leaf in Summer (as shown) and on the trunk in autumn.

Data: 26.ix.2004, Hayling Island, Hants, VC12, John Langmaid

Image:Rob Edmunds

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