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4.097 Ectoedemia rubivora (Wocke, 1860)
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larva withj dark head


Food Plant: Rubus (Bramble), Agrimonia eupatoria (Agrimony)        

Egg: Lower surface of the leaf

Mine: October

Notes: A contorted gallery with dispersed frass, leading to a blotch. Larva greenish-white with green gut-line and brown head (as shown). The larva was barcoded to determine its identity on this host (Agrimonia eupatoria (Agrimony)).

Data: 20.x.2020, Skellingthorpe Woods, South Lincolnshire, VC53

Image:© Martin Gray

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