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16.024 Ocnerostoma friesei Svensson,1966
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larva exiting leaf
larva exiting 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).

Data: 01.iv.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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