Lep:Eriocraniidae
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2.003 Heringocrania unimaculella (Zetterstedt, 1839)
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larva in mine

 

Food Plant: Betula (Birch)

Mine: April - May

Notes: The mine starts at or near the leaf edge and widens to a blotch with frass in long threads. The final instar larva has a dark brown head, with pronounced rear projections on the head capsule.

Data: 28.iv.2009, Ipswich, Suffolk, VC25

Image:© Tony Prichard

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