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15.022 Callisto denticulella (Thunberg, 1794)
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the blotch mine has reddish brown frass


Food Plant: Malus (Apple)

Egg: Upper side of leaf

Mine: July-August

Pupa: In folded leaf-edge amongst leaf-litter

Notes: Initially an upper side epidermal gallery leading to a blotch with scattered reddish-brown frass (as shown). Subsequently two or three successive folds at the edge of a leaf.

Data: 2002, Lancashire

Image:© Ian Kimber

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