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10.006 Coptotriche angusticollella (Duponchel, [1843])
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larva in mine


Food Plant: Rosa spp.

Egg: on the leaf

Mine: September-October (occasionally a July generation, as shown)

Notes: Forms a blotch on the upper surface of the leaf, causing it to fold over. The larva is shown in the developing mine. Formerly Emmetia angusticollella

Data: 17.vii.2020,Llanymynech Rocks, Shropshire, VC40

Image:© Mike Shurmer

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