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16.021 Cedestis gysseleniella Zeller,1839
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Food Plant: Pinus sylvestris (Scots Pine), Pinus contorta (Lodgepole Pine)

Mine: March - April

Pupa: In a white cocoon on the ground. The pupa is initially green (as shown), then darkens as it matures.

Notes: The larva feeds within the needle from the base to tip. During the mining phase the larva is orange red, but on emergence is shiny green.

Data: 17.iv.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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