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4.053 Stigmella incognitella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
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brown blotches are formed

Food Plant:: Malus sp. (Apple)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: June-July, October-November

Notes: The mines are found between veins. The initial gallery is narrow and then forms an orange-brown blotch. Mine shown is on Malus domestica

Data: 24.x.2003, Portsdown Hill, Hampshire,VC11, John Langmaid.

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

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