Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.097 Ectoedemia rubivora (Wocke, 1860)
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a compact mine

 

Food Plant: Rubus (Bramble)           

Egg: Lower surface of the leaf

Mine: October

Notes: A contorted gallery with dispersed frass, leading to a blotch (as shown). Larva greenish-white with green gut-line and brown head.

Data: 30.x.2009, Maulden Wood Bedfordshire VC30

Image:© Andy Banthorpe

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