Lep:Eriocraniidae
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2.007 Eriocrania semipurpurella (Stephens, 1835)
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dorsal view
ventral view

 

Food Plant: Betula (Birch)

Mine: April - May

Notes: The largest and commonest of the Eriocraniidae. The mine starts at or near the leaf edge and then widens into a blotch. The larva is shown in dorsal (top) and ventral (bottom) view.

Data: 18.v.2008, Fleet, Hants, VC15

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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