Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.091 Ectoedemia heringi (Toll, 1934)
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ventral view
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Food Plant: Quercus (Oak)     

Egg: Upper surface of the leaf

Mine: October - November

Notes: A gallery which leads to blotch (no slit in lower epidermis so the frass accumulates in the blotch). Larva greenish or yellowish white, head and pronotal plate reddish-brown. The dark head (as shown) distinguishes it from E.albifasciella, which has a pale brown head.

Data: 19.xi.2006, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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