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6.001 Antispila metallella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
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note the trail slits on the left hand side of the block

Food Plant: Cornus (Dogwood)

Mine: July - August

Notes: A gallery leads to blotch, with oval cut-out 5.5-7mm long. There are two or three brown specks at start of mine (trial slits made by ovipositor - see left hand edge of blotch).   

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 158

Data: 24.vii.2003, Northants

Image:© David Manning

Recording category: A (as long as mine size is measured)

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