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4.013 Stigmella malella (Stainton, 1854)
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a sinuous gallery, with linear frass

Food Plant: Malus (Apple)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: June - July, September - October

Notes: The gallery is sinuous, widening later, with linear frass. The  larva is yellow, head brown.

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 97

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

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

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