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Food Plant: Rumex acetosa (Sorrel)

Mine: Summer

Notes: There are several Mantura species on Rumex and the adults need to be bred through to identify (as they cannot be identified from the mines or larvae).

Data:, Ballachuan, Isle of Seil, Argyll, VC98

Image:© Carl Farmer

Heckford RJ & Beavan SD, 2019. Teleiopsis diffinis (Haworth, 1828) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae): larvae found mining leaves of Rumex acetosa L. in Devon, England; behaviour and foodplant apparently not previously published. – Entomologist’s Gazette 70:1–15.

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