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4.082 Ectoedemia intimella (Zeller, 1848)
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early and vacated mine


Food Plant: Salix (Willow):   S.caprea, S.cinerea, S.fragilis, S. pentandra, S.phylicifolia.

Egg: Laid on midrib 

Mine: July - November

Notes: A gall in the leaf petiole, later the mine is in the leaf-blade, in a “green island”. An early mine can be seen on the left and a vacated mine on the right.

Data: 31.x.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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