Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.075 Ectoedemia louisella (Sircom, 1849)
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the gallery is reddish initially

 

Food Plant: Acer campestre (Field Maple)

Egg: on the wing of a samara

Mine: June, August - September, October

Notes: The larva feeds on buds in the spring. In the Summer it feeds on seeds and the gallery can be seen leading to this.

Data: 18.ix.2005, Dogmersfield, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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