Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.100 Ectoedemia minimella (Zetterstedt, 1839)
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a contorted mine leading to a blotch

Food Plant: Betula (Birch) (and Corylus (Hazel), in the West Country and Ireland)

Egg: Lower surface of the leaf

Mine: July - September

Notes: A contorted gallery, leading to blotch with dispersed frass.

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 35

Data: 2002

Image:© Ian Kimber

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