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4.084 Ectoedemia turbidella (Zeller, 1848)
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the mine is at the base of the leaf


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” -seen here at the base of the leaf, on the left. Note also the twin lines of frass edging the mine.

Data: 03.xi.2009, Stotfold, Bedfordshire, VC30

Image:© Andy Banthorpe

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