Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.039 Stigmella trimaculella (Haworth, 1828)
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the mines are variable

 

Food Plant: Populus nigra (Black Poplar) and var.italica (Lombardy Poplar), Populus x canadensis (Canadian Poplar).

Egg: Either side of leaf

Mine: end of June - July, September - October

Notes: A gallery leading to a blotch. The larva is greenish-yellow, head brown.

Data: 15.x.2007, Dogmersfield, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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