Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.085 Ectoedemia argyropeza (Zeller, 1839)
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the larval position in the petiole is seen

 

Food Plant: Populus tremula (Aspen)  

Egg: On leaf-stalk

Mine: July - November

Notes: Gall in petiole, later mine in leaf-blade, in “green island" (as shown here). The larval position can be seen form the staining in the petiole gall.

Data: 31.x.2004, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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