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16.024 Ocnerostoma friesei Svensson,1966
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note the exit hole near to base of leaf

Food Plant: Pinus sylvestris (Scots Pine).

Mine: December - March; June - July; September

Pupa: In a white cocoon between spun needles. The pupa is elongated .

Notes: The larva feeds within the needle from the tip to base and exits close to the base (as shown).

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 445

Data: 31.iii.2005, ex mine 16-18.iii.2005, Dwingelderveld, Drenthe, Nederlands, Willem Ellis

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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