Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.012 Stigmella aceris (Frey, 1857)
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the green frass later becomes brown

Food Plant: Acer campestre (Field Maple), Acer platanoides (Norway Maple)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: end of June-early July, August-early September

Notes: A gallery filled with green frass. The larva is green. In the older gallery the frass turns brown (as shown in the upper mine)

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 102

Data: 29.viii.2004, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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