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Loosestrife (Lysimachia)
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Gracillariidae
Mine usually on upperside leading to a blotch; on leaving mine larva cuts a strip about 30mm by 7mm from edge of leaf which it rolls downwards and secures with silk making an untidy cone. Two such rolls are made [7-9] Calybites phasianipennella 296

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