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4.084 Ectoedemia turbidella (Zeller, 1848)
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forms green islands

Food Plant: Populus canescens (Grey Poplar)  

Egg: Laid on the petiole.

Mine: July - October

Notes: A gall in petiole, later mine in leaf-blade, in “green island”. An egg may be laid either side of the petiole and two mines subsequently develop - note the two green islands (these may not be so conspicuous).

National Status: pRDB3

Bradley No: 24

Data: 30.x.2003,Castle Ashby, Northants, VC32

Image:© David Manning

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