Lep:Gracillariinae
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15.026 Parornix fagivora (Frey, 1861)
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folds the leaf edge

 

Food Plant: Fagus (Beech)

Egg: Generally on the underside of leaf

Mine: July; September

Pupa: In folded leaf-edge, often on a fallen leaf.

Notes: Early mine a blotch with upper epidermis turning brown. Then a fold at the leaf edge (as shown) or tip of the leaf. Often 2 or three folds can be seen.

Data: 14.xi.2013

Image:© David Shenton

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