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35.035 Chrysoesthia drurella (Fabricius, 1775)
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Food Plant: Chenopodium (Goosefoot), Atriplex (Orache).

Mine: June-August, September-May

Pupa: On the ground in detritus

Notes: A broad, highly-contorted gallery with scattered greenish or blackish frass. The gallery sometimes fuses to form a false blotch. Mines shown on Chenopodium album

Data: 16.ix.2020, St Marys, Isles of Scilly, VC1

Image:© Mike Shumer

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