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2.004 Eriocrania sparrmannella (Bosc, 1791)
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developing mine
mine almost mature


Food Plant: Betula (Birch)

Mine: June - August

Notes: A linear track widens to blotch, frass in long threads. Larva white, gut-line green. A developing mine is shown. The bottom photo shows a mine which is almost mature. The larva soon left the mine to pupate.

Data: 13.vi.2009 (top photo), 14.vi.2009 (bottom photo), Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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