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4.075 Etainia louisella (Sircom, 1849)
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the mine is in the left side of the samara


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.

Image:© Tony Richardson

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