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35.035 Chrysoesthia drurella (Fabricius, 1775)
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larva in mine

 

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. The larva is shown in the mine (bottom right).

Data: 09.ix.2016, Hessle, South-east Yorkshire, VC61

Image:© Barry Warrington

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