Lep:Acrolepiinae
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19.010 Inuliphila pulicariae (Klimesch, 1956)
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cocoon

 

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

Mine: May - July

Notes: Makes a whitish blotch in the leaf, which turns brown as it ages (as shown). Pupates in detritus on the ground or in a cocoon under a leaf (the cocoon can be seen lower middle right)

Data: 22.vi.2009, Portsmouth, Hants, VC11

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

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