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4.042 Stigmella plagicolella (Stainton, 1854)
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mine and cocoon


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. The mine is seen at the top left of the leaf, with the cocoon sited bottom middle.

Data: 27.vii.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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