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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.
Image:© Rob Edmunds
Data: 17.iv.05, Fleet, Hants, VC12