Stigmella ruficapitella?

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Stigmella ruficapitella?

Postby Tim_Ward on Fri Nov 06, 2020 4:53 pm

Another oak-mining Stigmella from Tegg's Nose.
The gallery and egg (see final photo) are both on the upper surface of the leaf. The frass is coiled in the second half. The larva is yellowish with a brown head.
I'd welcome confirmation that this is Stigmella ruficapitella.
Thanks,
Tim
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Re: Stigmella ruficapitella?

Postby GasMacc1 on Sat Nov 14, 2020 9:44 am

Tim, your leaf-mining posts make fascinating studies. Thanks for sharing! Dave.
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