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Parna tenella (Klug,1816)
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the mines are found in young suckers and cause the leaves to curl over

 

Food Plant: Tilia cordata (Small-leaved lime)

Mine: Summer

Notes: A local and scarce miner found on the large sucker growth. It makes large blotch mines, which cause the leaves to curl over (as shown). Two mines are illustrated. The rolls brown as the mine ages.

Data: 22.vii.2005, Webb's Wood, North Wiltshire, VC7

Image:© John Grearson

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