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4.047 Stigmella splendidissimella (Herrich-Schäffer, 1855)
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a long twisting gallery


Food Plant: Rubus spp.(Bramble),  Geum spp., Agrimonia spp., Fragaria vesca (Wild Strawberry)

Egg: Upper side of leaf

Mine: May - June, August - September

Notes: A long sinuous gallery with narrow frass-line. The larva is yellow, head pale brown.

Data: 2002

Image:© Ian Kimber

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