European Lep:Gracillariinae
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Parornix petiolella (Frey 1863)
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makes folds at the edge of leaves

 

Food Plant: Malus spp. (Apple)

Mine: August - September

Notes: Makes folds at the edge of leaves similar to Callisto denticulella, but the initial mine tends to be more in the centre of the leaf. Mine shown is on M.sylvestris

Data: 8-12.ix.2007, Erkner, near Berlin, Germany, John Langmaid

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

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