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15.0115 Caloptilia fidella (Reutti, 1853)
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early mine and roll

Food Plant: Humulus lupulus (Hop)

Mine: July; September

Notes: The initial mine is triangular (as shown) then a cone is formed at the leaf edge (as shown). A central European miner found from France to Russia and the Ukraine. First discovered in Suffolk in 2020.

Bradley No: 289a

Data: 8-12.ix.2007, Erkner, near Berlin, Germany, John Langmaid

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

Watson RA , Eaton AC & McClennon-Warnock HE (2021) - Caloptilia fidella (Reutti, 1853) ( Lep.: Gracillariidae) new to the British fauna resident in East Suffolk. Entomologist's Rec J Var 133(5) 217-224

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