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282 Caloptilia elongella (Linnaeus, 1761)
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larvae feed in rolled up leaves


Food Plant: Alnus glutinosa (Alder)

Egg: Upper side of leaf

Mine: May, July

Pupa: Under a silk membrane on underside of leaf

Notes: Initially in an irregular gallery becoming a blotch usually over a vein . Later in two successive longitudinally rolled leaves (as shwon).

Data: 07.vii, 2002, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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