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10.003 Coptotriche marginea (Haworth, 1828)
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a whitish blotch mine is formed

Food Plant: Rubus, especially Rubus fruticosus (Bramble)

Egg: Upper surface of the leaf

Mine: July, September - March

Notes: A gallery leading to whitish blotch. The larvae from the autumn generation feed throughout the winter. Pupation occurs inside the mine. Mines in shaded places can be large. Formerly Emmetia marginea

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 125

Data: Lancashire

Image:© Ian Kimber

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