Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.074 Ectoedemia sericopeza (Zeller, 1839)
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egg and cocoon

 

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. The egg is shown (top left) and the cocoon.

Data: 02.viii.2009, Ely, Cambs, VC29

Image:© Ian Barton

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