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4.030 Stigmella hybnerella (Hübner, 1796)
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the larva is pale, with a pale brown head

Food Plant: Crataegus (Hawthorn)

Egg: Usually underside of leaf, near a vein, away from the edge of the leaf

Mine: End of May-July, September-early November

Notes: The frass linear in early gallery, widening to blotch with dispersed frass. The larva is whitish, head brown (as shown).

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 99

Data: 01.x.2005, Minsmere, Suffolk, VC25, Jeff Higgott, John Langmaid

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

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