Lep:Eriocraniidae
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2.001 Dyseriocrania subpurpurella (Haworth, 1828)
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larva is bottom left

 

Food Plant: Quercus (Oak)                   

Mine: May - June

Notes: Blotch mine, frass in long threads. Larva white, head pale brown. The mine can be confused with that of Orchestes pilosus, but the mine of O.pilosus is darker and smaller when mature. The frass of D.subpurpurella is also typically 'spaghetti' like in appearance. The larva, above, is bottom left.

Data: 23.v.2006, Fleet, Hants,VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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