Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.035 Stigmella salicis (Stainton, 1854)
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dorsal view
dorsal view of larva

 

Food Plant: Salix species - rough leaved (Willow), S.caprea, S.aurita, S.cinerea

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: June - July, September - November

Notes: A contorted gallery leading to small blotch. The larva is amber yellow, head brown (as shown).

Data: 19.x.2006, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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