Lep:Tischeriidae
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10.003 Coptotriche marginea (Haworth, 1828)
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dorsal view

 

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 larvae from the autumn generation feed throughout the winter. Pupation occurs inside the mine. The pupa is illustrated (in dorsal view). Mines in shaded places can be large. Formerly Emmetia marginea

Data: 19.ii.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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