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4.010 Stigmella microtheriella (Stainton, 1854)
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there may be several mines on a leaf


Food Plant: Carpinus (Hornbeam), Corylus (Hazel)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: end of June - July, September - November

Notes: A narrow gallery, tending to follow veins of leaf. The early part with linear frass. The larva is yellow, head pale brown.

Data: Lancashire

Image:© Ian Kimber

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