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95 Stigmella viscerella (Stainton, 1853)
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the frass darkens


Food Plant: Ulmus (Elm)

Egg: Upper side of leaf

Mine: August - September

Notes: A gallery contorted, “gut”-shaped. The larva is green. The fresh frass is reddish in colour and then darkens(as shown)

Data: 01.x.2005, Crookham Village, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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