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Caterpillar

Observed: 24th June 2013 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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Caterpillar 24.6.13.Pilgrims Way
Caterpillar 24.6.13.Pilgrims Way.2
Caterpillar 24.6.13.Pilgrims Way.3
Caterpillar 24.6.13.Pilgrims Way.4
Description:

Cutting back dog rose and found these mines all over it, then found a tiny caterpillar.Any ideas?

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Species with which a sawfly (Symphyta) interacts

Comments

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Mined leaves

Looks like one of those niche subjects!

There's information here http://www.leafmines.co.uk/index.htm

and here

http://www.ukflymines.co.uk/Keys/ROSA.php#nondiptera

Suspect it's non diptera, probably a moth larva

Dave