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Norway Maple seed miner

Observed: 30th June 2011 By: RHomanRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in InvertebratesRHoman’s reputation in Invertebrates
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Description:

A mining micro-moth caterpillar with a track through the key of a Norway Maple samara leading to the seed itself. A species said to be restricted to SE England, but perhaps expanding its range. Mined seeds drop prematurely and can be found under the trees.

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Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Ectoedemia sericopeza interacts