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21.003 Leucoptera lotella (Stainton, [1858])
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a circular blotch is formed

Food Plant: Lotus corniculatus (Bird's-foot Trefoil), Lotus uliginosus (Greater Bird's-foot Trefoil)

Egg: Upper side of leaf

Mine: June-July; August-September

Pupa: Spun beneath the leaf

Notes: The frass is arranged in a spiral and a circular blotch is formed.

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Bradley No: 259

Data: 21.ix.2003, Odiham, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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