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35.036 Chrysoesthia sexguttella (Thunberg, 1794)
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larva in mine


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. An early mine is shown. The frass is mostly ejected from the mine. The larva has a pale head and blackish brown prothoracic plate .

Data: 22.viii.2010, Lower Stondon, Beds, VC30 Melissa Banthorpe

Image:© Andy Banthorpe

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