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4.042 Stigmella plagicolella (Stainton, 1854)
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blotch mines with a dark centre are formed


Food Plant: Prunus (Blackthorn).

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: A narrow gallery, leading abruptly to a blotch. The larva is pale yellow, head brown.

Data: 17.ix.2006, Fleet, Hants,VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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