Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.074 Ectoedemia sericopeza (Zeller, 1839)
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makes a mine in 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)

Data: 15.viii.2017, Methwold Warren, Norfolk, VC28

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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