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Cut and curled leaf

Observed: 12th July 2012 By: GarylGaryl’s reputation in PlantsGaryl’s reputation in Plants
Cut and curled leaf
cut and curled leaf

This is the end section of a leaf which has been cut (bitten) and rolled up except for the main centre vein of the leaf where it remains attached.
Can anyone suggest what has caused this?

Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which Hazel Leaf-roller (Apoderus coryli) interacts


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leaf-rolling weevils

There's a great set of photos of a related species, the Birch leaf-roller, on Ross Piper's blog:

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leaf-rolling weevils

Brilliant, thanks. And yes it is a great set of photos showing the making of the leaf-roll.