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14.012 Bucculatrix bechsteinella (Bechstein & Scharfenberg, 1805)
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the gallery is near to a midrib

Food Plant: Crataegus (Hawthorn), Malus (Apple), Pyrus (Pear), Sorbus (Whitebeam/Rowan).

Egg: Upper surface of leaf

Mine: July -August

Notes: A short contorted gallery, near midrib or side-vein (as shown). Mine shown on hawthorn - the external grazing by the larva is seen top right.

Data: 12.vii.2006, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

Recording category: L

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