Lep:Nepticulidae
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4.043 Stigmella lemniscella (Zeller, 1839)
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the larva is yellow

 

Food Plant: Ulmus (Elm)

Egg: Either surface of leaf

Mine: July, September - October

Notes: The frass is dispersed in early part of mine. The larva is yellow. Note the mine exit is upper side of the leaf (as shown). Mine shown is on Ulmus procera.

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 63

Data: 01.x.2005, Minsmere, Suffolk, VC25, Jeff Higgott, John Langmaid

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

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