Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.062 Stigmella samiatella (Zeller, 1839)
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two mines are shown

 

Food Plant: Quercus (Oak), Castanea (Sweet Chestnut).

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: June - July, September - October

Notes: The gallery is long and broad, frass dispersed in later part of mine. Mine shown is on Castanea

Data: 12.ix.2006, Stansted Forest, W.Sussex, VC13, John Langmaid and Ian Thirlwell

Image:© John Langmaid

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