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35.035 Chrysoesthia drurella (Fabricius, 1775)
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very contorted galleries

 

Food Plant: Chenopodium (Goosefoot), Atriplex (Orache).

Mine: July - August, September

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.

Data: 18.vii.2010, Holme Fen, Hunts, VC 31, Keith Palmer

Image:© Andy Banthorpe

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