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Scolioneura betuleti (Klug, 1816)
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note the fine grained frass
the mine can occupy a large part of a leaf


Food Plant: Betula (Birch)

Mine: early Summer and Autumn

Pupa: outside the mine

Notes: A large blotch which is full depth and occupies a large proportion of the leaf (as shown). Note the fine grained frass.

Data: 23.x.2003, Fleet, Hants,VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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