Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.023 Stigmella crataegella (Klimesch, 1936)
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a thin initial gallery, then coiled

 

Food Plant: Crataegus (Hawthorn)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: end June - early August

Notes: The reddish frass is linear, later in arcs, finally dispersed. The larva is green.

Data: Lancashire

Image:© Ian Kimber

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