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4.009 Stigmella alnetella (Stainton, 1856)
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Food Plant: Alnus glutinosa (Alder)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: A narrow gallery with frass in thin central line. The larva is a pale yellow, head pale brown. The moths must be bred through to identify S.alnetella and S.glutinosae.

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 115

Data: 19.x.2006, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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