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14.003 Bucculatrix maritima Stainton,1851
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Food Plant: Aster tripolium (Sea Aster)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: April - May; July - August

Notes: The initial mine is in part of the layers of a leaf, with black or brownish frass. When it leaves this mine it then makes full depth shorter mines. The larva is shown in the mine.

National status: Nationally Scarce B

Data: 13.vii.2011, Brancaster, Norfolk, VC28

Image:© Barry Dickerson

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