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4.013 Stigmella malella (Stainton, 1854)
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the larva is yellow


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, with a red gut line (as shown) with the head brown.

Data: 07.ix.2011, Waterbeach, Cambs, VC29

Image:© Ian Barton

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