Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.056 Stigmella speciosa (Frey, 1858)
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dorsal view of larva

 

Food Plant: Acer pseudoplatanus (Sycamore)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: July - August, September - October

Notes: A long gallery, frass dispersed or linear. The larva is yellow, with a pale brown head (as shown).

Data: 30.ix.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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