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15.022 Callisto denticulella (Thunberg, 1794)
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initial mine and fold


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. Subsequently two or three successive folds at the edge of a leaf. The initial blotch (with ruptured surface) and leaf fold are shown.

Data: 11.ix.2016,Fen Drayton Pits RSPB reserve, Cambs, VC29

Image:© Barry Dickerson

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