Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.092 Ectoedemia erythrogenella (Joannis, 1907)
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forms purple blotches

Food Plant: Rubus fruticosus (Bramble)   

Egg: Upper surface of the leaf

Mine: October - December

Notes: A gallery filled with frass, leading to blotch. The mined area is purple-stained. A coastal species.

National status: Nationally Scarce B

Bradley No: 32

Data: 2002, John Langmaid & Ian Thirlwell

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

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