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35.036 Chrysoesthia sexguttella (Thunberg, 1794)
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a whitish blotch mine is formed


Food Plant: Chenopodium (Goosefoot), Atriplex (Orache).

Mine: July, August - September

Pupa: On the ground in detritus

Notes: A large, whitish blotch sometimes occupying most or all of the leaf. The frass is mostly ejected from the mine

Data: 25.ix.2001, Old Weston, Hunts, VC31

Image:© Barry Dickerson, David Manning

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