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35.109 Scrobipalpa acuminatella (Sircom, 1850)
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mines along the main vein, with side branches

Food Plant: Carduus, Cirsium spp. (Thistles)

Mine: July, September

Pupa: On the ground in the leaf litter

Notes: The mine is brownish and extends along the midrib, sometimes branching

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 822

Gelechiid Recording Scheme: https://www.gelechiid.co.uk/species/ant-56

Data: 26.ix.2004.2004, Hayling Island, Hants, VC11, John Langmaid

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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