Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.051 Stigmella poterii (Stainton, 1857)
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the gallery follows the leaf edge

 

Food Plant: Sanguisorba minor (Salad Burnet), Rubus chamaemorus (Cloudberry), Potentilla erecta (Tormentil).

Egg: Upper side of leaf

Mine: June - July, September - October

Notes: A gallery following the leaf-edge. The larva is amber yellow, head brown (whereas S.aeneofasciella is a pale watery yellow).

Data: Bedfordshire

Image:© David Manning

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