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4.063 Stigmella roborella (Johansson, 1971)
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the frass line can be narrow


Food Plant: Quercus (Oak)

Egg: Either side of leaf

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: Somerset, herbarium specimen, coll.Rob Edmunds

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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