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Melanapion minimum (Herbst, 1797)
Family: Apionidae
Size: 1.9 mm (1.7 to 2.2 mm)
Origin: From Mongolia and Front Asia to Europe
Ecology: Lives on Salix species, develops in the bile of sawfly larvae
Location: Britain, Hurn
leg.det. P.Harwood, 27.VII.1953
Coll. Oxford University Museum of Natural History
Photo: U.Schmidt, 2013