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4.004 Stigmella tiliae (Frey, 1856)
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forms a twisting gallery
close up detail


Food Plant: Tilia (Lime)

Egg: Underside of leaf 

Mine: July, September - October

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

Data: 01.x.2015, Anglesey Abbey, Lode, Cambs., VC29

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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