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Pelham road leaf miner on Cirsium vulgare D2776 2021 1.1 - Oulema palustris

Pelham road leaf miner on Cirsium vulgare D2776 2021 1.1 - Oulema palustris
Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, USA
April 26, 2021
This looks like a Chrysomelid to me--are the European ones here?

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Pelham road leaf miner on Cirsium vulgare D2776 2021 1.1 - Oulema palustris Pelham road leaf miner on Cirsium vulgare D2776 2021 2.1 - Oulema palustris Pelham road leaf miner on Cirsium vulgare D2776 2021 3 - Oulema palustris Pelham road leaf miner on Cirsium vulgare D2776 2021 5 - Oulema palustris

Adult emerged
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Moved
Moved from Unidentified Leaf Mines.

I suspect it's this one, but it would be good to rear to confirm. Most of the ones I've reared did burrow into soil to pupate.

does this one need soil to bu
does this one need soil to burrow into?

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