Col:Chrysomelidae
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Apteropeda orbiculata (Marsham, 1802)
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the intial mine is upper surface, which becomes full depth.

Food Plant: Polyphagus -  Ajuga (Bugle), Aster, Cirsium (Thistle), Digitalis purpurea (Foxglove), Galeopsis (Hemp-nettle), Linaria (Toadflax), Plantago (Plantain), Primula (Primrose), Rhinanthus (Yellow Rattle), Scrophularia (Figwort), Stachys (Woundwort), Verbascum (Mullein), Veronica (Speedwell).

Mine: Spring

Notes: The initial mine is a shallow upper surface mine, which then becomes full depth, with a more marked line of frass

Data: herbarium specimen - coll.Rob Edmunds

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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