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4.044 Stigmella continuella (Stainton, 1856)
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the green frass is seen in this miner

Food Plant: Betula (Birch)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: June - July, September - October  

Notes: The mine starts from brown spot, later filled with greenish frass. The larva is yellow (appears green in mine - as shown). The mine is difficult to locate initially but becomes brown as it ages.

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 64

Data: 18.ix.2005, Creag Innse Chomhraig, VC107

Image:© Duncan Williams

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