Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.074 Ectoedemia sericopeza (Zeller, 1839)
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mines the wing of the samara

 

Food Plant: Acer platanoides (Norway Maple)

Egg: On leaf-stalk in spring, on samara in summer

Mine: June, September - May

Notes: In wing of samara, mines into the seed with a short gallery (as shown). Note the egg at the beginning of the mine.

Data: 14.ix.2015, Liege, Coteaux de la Citadelle, Belgium

Image:© Jean-Yves Baugnée

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