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15.029 Parornix devoniella (Stainton, 1850)
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the larva


Food Plant: Corylus avellanae (Hazel)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: July, September

Pupa: In folded leaf-edge, usually on ground.

Notes: Early mine a squarish or triangular blotch with brownish lower epidermis. Thereafter two or three successive folds formed by folding the leaf margin upwards. The larva is a pale white colour with sclerotizations on the prothorax and a pale brown head (as shown)

Data: 18.vi.2006, Fleet ,Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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