Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.002 Stigmella lapponica (Wocke, 1862)
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larva in mine

 

Food Plant: Betula (Birch)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: Mid June - early July

Notes: The mine is long, filled with green frass to ¼, then linear. The larva is a greenish white, head brown (as shown).

Data: 08.vi.2008, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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