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4.006 Stigmella sakhalinella Puplesis, 1984
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the frass is brown and coiled

Food Plant: Betula (Birch)

Egg: Usually underside of leaf

Mine: July - October

Notes: The frass is brown and in arcs, with narrow clear margins (unlike S.continuella where the green frass completely fills the gallery). The larva is yellow, brown head, and dark ventral spots. 

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 113

Data: 27.ix.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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