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4.042 Stigmella plagicolella (Stainton, 1854)
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the blotch mine has a dark centre

Food Plant: Prunus (Blackthorn).

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: A narrow gallery, leading abruptly to a blotch. The larva is pale yellow, head brown.

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 67

Data: Norfolk

Image:© Andy Musgrove

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