European Lep:Nepticulidae
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Acalyptris platani (Müller-Rutz 1934)
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forms a long twisting gallery


Food Plant: Platanus spp. (Plane) Platanus orientalis and P.hybrida

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: June-July: October - November

Notes: Forms twisting gallery mines with contorted (or partly linear) frass. Exits upper surface. Found from Portugal to Croatia and also Macedonia and Greece.

Data: 29.x.2006, Mahon, Menorca, Spain

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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