European Lep:Gracillariinae
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Caloptilia fidella (Reutti, 1853)
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two cones


Food Plant: Humulus lupulus (Hop)

Mine: July; September

Notes: The initial mine is triangular, then a cone is formed at the leaf edge (as shown). Exuviae protoduding from the cocoon is shown (middle-top of photo)A central European miner found from France to Russia and the Ukraine

Data: 17.xi.2014, Mol, (Antwerpen), Belgium

Image:© Carina Van Steenwinkel

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