mining larva:

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Alnus glutinosa, Susteren: mining larva, dorsaal

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same larva, ventral

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head and thorax, ventral


Incurvaria pectinea larva in the mine

Prunus mahaleb, Belgium, prov. Liège, lémalle-Haute, Aux Roches, © Jean-Yves Baugnée

free larva:

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Betula, Zuid-Engeland [Fleet], leg. Rob Edmunds: case

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larva dorsal

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larva ventral

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thorax, dorsal and ventral

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the relatively well developed prolegs (left) and the eye patch

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end of abdomen dorsal and ventral (the terminal prolegs are missing)

Head of the full grown larva brown (black in I. oehlmanniella).

mod 28.xi.2018