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4.049 Stigmella aeneofasciella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
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the slender intial mine leads to a blotch

Food Plant: Agrimonia (Agrimony), Fragaria (Strawberry), Potentilla (Cinquefoil)   

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: July, September - November

Notes: A slender gallery, leading to blotch. Larva is a pale watery greenish yellowish (whereas S.poterii is yellow). Mine shown is on Potentilla erecta.

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Bradley No: 55

Data: 08.x.2005, Dalnessie VC107

Image:© Duncan Williams

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