Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.063 Stigmella roborella (Johansson, 1971)
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the egg is laid on either leaf surface

 

Food Plant: Quercus (Oak)

Egg: Either side of leaf (above it is underside)

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: The first  generation gallery is short, the second generation is longer. The frass is in a narrow line. The larva whitish-yellow, head pale brown (this distinguishes it from S.atricapitella which has a dark head).

Data: 22.x.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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