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16.008 Yponomeuta sedella Treitschke, 1832
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larva in lateral view


Food Plant: Sedum telephium (Orphine) and closely related cultivars

Mine: June-July; September-October

Notes: The larvae initially mine the leaves, making narrow galleries and then feed gregariously in a slight web.

Data: 31.viii.2009, Traethdy, Harlech, Gwynedd, VC 48

Image:© Helen Bantock

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