Lep:Yponomeutinae
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16.022 Cedestis subfasciella (Stephens,1834)
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mines form leaf tip to base

Food Plant: Pinus sp.

Mine: December - April

Pupa: In a white cocoon on the ground. The pupa is initially green, then darkens as it matures.

Notes: The larva feeds within the needle from the tip to base and exits close to the base (note the e xit hole above). On emergence the larva is a green-blue colour.

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 443

Data: 01.iv.2005, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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