Lep:Tischeriidae
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10.003 Coptotriche marginea (Haworth, 1828)
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the protoracic plate is dark and has a median sulcus

 

Food Plant: Rubus, especially Rubus fruticosus (Bramble)

Egg: Upper surface of the leaf

Mine: July, September - March

Notes: A gallery leading to whitish blotch. The larva from the autumn generation (illustrated) feed throughout the winter. Pupation occurs inside the mine. Mines in shaded places can be large.Formerly Emmetia marginea

Data: 05.ii.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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