Lep:Nepticulidae
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56 Stigmella dryadella (Hoffmann, 1868)
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Food Plant: Dryas octopetala (Mountain Avens)

Egg: underside of leaf (close to margin)

Mine: July; September-October

Notes: The mine, filled with black frass, follows the leaf margin for about 1cm then abruptly turns and forms a blotch, which occupies half the leaf. The larva is yellow. Found in The Burren in Ireland and Northern Scotland.

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