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15.079 Phyllonorycter stettinensis (Nicelli, 1852)
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the larva is pale greenish white


Food Plant: Alnus (Alder)

Mine: July, October

Notes: The mine is upper side, oval, over midrib or side-vein - the upper epidermis flimsy with one strong crease. The larva is pale greenish-white, with a pale brown head (with darker sides - as shown). The pupa is formed in a white cocoon

Data: 03.vii.2005, Fleet, Hants,VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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