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4.004 Stigmella tiliae (Frey, 1856)
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the larva has a pale brown head

Food Plant: Tilia (Lime)

Egg: Underside of leaf 

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: A contorted gallery, early part in underside of leaf. The larva is pale yellow, head pale brown (as shown).

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 90

Data: 01.x.2005, Minsmere, Suffolk, VC24, Jeff Higgott, John Langmaid

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

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