Leaf Miner Trail by Rylee Isitt is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
June 11th, 2011 4:28 PM PDT
Prince George, British Columbia, Canada
Canon EOS REBEL T2i
65mm focal length
1/200th of a second, ISO 400
Approximate EV: 12
This is the trail left behind in a trembling aspen leaf by the feeding of a leaf mining insect larvae. Nearby leaves similarly affected contained small, yellow larvae, likely caterpillars of the Common Aspen Leaf Miner (Phyllocnistis populiella).