Lepidoptera: Nepticulidae

30 Ectoedemia arcuatella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)

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Food Plant: Fragaria (Strawberry), Potentilla sterilis (Barren Strawberry).

Egg: Lower surface of the leaf

Mine: August - October

Notes: A gallery with dispersed frass. Larva yellowish-white with green gut-line. Mine illusttrated on Wild Strawberry (F.vesca)

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

Data: 7.x.2004, Hen Wood, Hants, VC11, John Langmaid