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19.010 Digitivalva pulicariae (Klimesch, 1956)
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make whitish blotch mines

Food Plant: Pulicaria dysenterica (Common Fleabane), Eupatorium cannabinum (Hemp Agrimony)

Mine: May - July

Notes: Makes a whitish blotch in the leaf (as shown). Pupates in detritus on the ground or in a cocoon under a leaf. Formerly Digitivalva pulicariae

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 472

Data: 31.v.2009, Cheltenham, East Gloucestershire, VC 33

Image:© Robert Homan

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