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4.087 Ectoedemia quinquella (Bedell, 1848)
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dorsal view
dorsal view


Food Plant: Quercus (Oak)       

Egg: Lower surface of the leaf

Mine: October - November

Notes: A small, contorted gallery, in “green island” often many in one leaf. There are several mines in the leaf above. Larva yellow, with green gut-line and dark brown head (as above). Early instars have black ventral plates, which are not present in the final instar.

Data: 30.x.2007, Fleet, Hants, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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