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Ceutorhynchus contractus (Marsham, 1802)
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Food Plant: polyphagous on wide variety of Brassicaceae including Alyssum, Aubretia

Egg: laid in leaves

Mine: May - July

Notes: The larvae make short linear mines in the leaves. A very common species, throughout the British Isles. Found on roadside verges, field margins, open spaces and waste ground. Common name is the Cabbage Leaf Weevil.

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