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Parna tenella (Klug,1816)
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the leaf rolls 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). The rolls brown as the mine ages. The mine shown is on Tilia sp.

Data: 15.vi.2014, Prinsenpark Retie, (Antwerpen), Belgium

Image:© Carina Van Steenwinkel

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