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15.004 Caloptilia elongella (Linnaeus, 1761)
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the leaf may be rolled

Food Plant: Alnus glutinosa (Alder)

Egg: Upper side of leaf

Mine: May-July:August-October

Pupa: Under a silk membrane on underside of leaf

Notes: Initially in an irregular upper surface gallery becoming a blotch usually over a vein . Later in two successive longitudinally rolled leaves (as shown).

National Status: Common

bradley No: 282

Data: 07.vii, 2002, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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