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4.053 Stigmella incognitella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
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the larvae are yellow


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. The larvae are yellow (as shown).

Data: 23.x.20101, Near Holbeach, Lincs, VC 53

Image:© Martin Gray

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