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Cerodontha angulata (Loew, 1869)
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forms yellow-green mines

Food Plant: Carex hirta (Hairy Sedge), Carex otrubae (False Fox-sedge), Carex paniculata (Greater Tussock-sedge), Carex pendula ( Pendulous Sedge), Scirpus spp. (Bulrush)

Mine: Summer and Autumn

Notes: Forms a broad yellow-green mine (as shown). It pupates externally and the puparium may be found adhering to a leaf. Widespread in the South of England. Found also in South Wales.

Data: 17.ix.2013, Stretham, Cambs, VC29

Image:© Ian Barton

Recording Grade: 5

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