Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.062 Stigmella samiatella (Zeller, 1839)
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larva

 

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. The larva is yellow with a pale brown head.

Data: 13.x.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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