Lep:Heliozelidae
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6.002 Antispila treitschkiella (Fischer von Röslerstamm, 1843)
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the larva has excised a case from the leaf leaving an oval hole

Food Plant: Cornus (Dogwood)

Egg: in a slit near the leaf margin

Mine: August-October

Notes: Formerly A.petryi. The initial mine is a short gallery at the leaf edge, which expands to from a blotch. The larva cuts out an oval case 4-5.5mm long.

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 159

Image:© David Manning

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