European Hym:Tenthredinidae
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Hinatara recta (Thomson, 1871)
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larva is bottom left


Food Plant: Acer platanoides (Norway Maple)

Mine: May

Notes: Forms blotch mines on the leaf tips of very young, tender leaves. The mine has a characteristically speckled appearance due to frass deposition (as shown). The larva is pale in colour and can be seen bottom left in the above mine.

Data: 13.v.2006, Fleet, Hants, VC12 ex.mine 09.v.2006, Asperhofen, Austria, Ewald Altenhofer

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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