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4.078 Fomoria septembrella (Stainton, 1849)
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a gallery leads to a blotch


Food Plant: Hypericum (St John's Wort) 

Egg: Lower surface of the leaf

Mine: July, October - December (occasionally late August - early September)

Notes: A gallery with linear frass, leading to a blotch. The intial gallery may become masked as the blotch develops (as shown),

Data: 21.viii.2014, Methwold Warren, Norfolk, VC28

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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