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4.053 Stigmella incognitella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
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an inital gallery widens into a blotch


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: 19.x.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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