Hym:Tenthredinidae
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Parna apicalis (Brischke, 1888)
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Food Plant: Tilia cordata (Small-leaved lime), T. platophyllos, T.americana, T.europea, T.heterophylla, T.mexicana, T.mongolica, T.orbicularis, T.tormentosa

Mine: May

Notes: Formerly Parna reserii. The larva is a pale brown, with pale brown head. It has short legs on the thoracic segments (as shown).. Discovered in the UK in June 2007 by Keith Palmer. More mines were then confirmed in Cheshire by Steve Hind.

Data: 19.v.2006, ex mine 15.v.2006,Langenlois - Krems, Austria, Ewald Altenhofer

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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