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8.001 Incurvaria pectinea Haworth, 1828
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mines are on a cultivated apple


Food Plant: Betula (Birch), Carpinus (Hornbeam), Corylus (Hazel), Malus (Apple) and other deciduous trees.

Mine: May-June

Notes: A distinctive blotch mine is produced, then the larva falls to the ground inside a case made from the cut-out. The mines are on a cultivated apple (Malus - Jacques Lebel, about 50 years old)

Data: 18.v.2005, Rosières, Belgium

Image:© Paul Fontaine

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