Lep:Incurvariidae
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8.005 Phylloporia bistrigella (Haworth, 1828)
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larva in mine

 

Food Plant: Betula (Birch)

Mine: July - August

Notes: The larva mines young leaves and the narrow initial mine ends in a blotch (as shown in the occupied mine above). The larva cuts out a section of the leaf and over winters in this on the ground. Mine shown is on Betula sp.

Data: 31.viii.2014, Mol, (Antwerpen), Belgium

Image:© Carina Van Steenwinkel

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