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15.0115 Caloptilia fidella (Reutti, 1853)
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initail mine and leaf 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.

Data: 30.viii.2021, Butley, East Suffolk, VC25

Image:© Neil Sherman

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