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4.020 Stigmella paradoxa (Frey, 1858)
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a blotch mine with central frass

Food Plant: Crataegus (Hawthorn)

Egg: Underside of leaf at the tip of a lobe

Mine: June - early July

Notes: A blotch mine is formed on the on leaf-lobe with central frass (as shown).

National Status: Nationally Scarce B

Bradley No: 82

Data: 2002

Image:© Ian Kimber

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