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4.027 Stigmella pyri (Glitz,1865)
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the gallery is very contorted

Food Plant: Pyrus spp. (Pear)

Egg: Upperside of the leaf

Mine: July; Sept - Oct

Notes: Makes a very contorted gallery (as shown). The mine here is on Pyrus communis.

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Bradley No: 101

Data: 13.x.2007, Much Marcle, Herefordshire, VC36, Michael Harper, John Langmaid

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

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