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4.045 Stigmella aurella (Fabricius, 1775)
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three occupied mines are seen here

Food Plant: Rubus (Bramble), Geum, Fragaria, Agrimonia

Egg: Either leaf surface

Mine: May-June, July-August, October-March

Notes: A common leaf miner. A long gallery with dispersed frass. The larva is amber-yellow, head yellowish-brown. The larvae above pupated and emerged as adults 21.vi.2005.

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 50

Data: 06.vi.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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