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4.011 Stigmella prunetorum (Stainton, 1855)
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makes a contorted gallery


Food Plant: Prunus spimosa (Blackthorn)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: July, September - early October

Notes: A contorted gallery filled with green frass. The  larva is green.

Data: 02.xi.2009, Bossingham, East Kent, VC15

Image:© David Gardner

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