Lep: Coleophoridae
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37.050 Coleophora albidella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)
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the case is made from leaf particles

 

Food Plant: Salix spp (Willows and Sallows)

Egg: on the leaf

Mine: autumn-May

Notes: the early case is not described. this is found in fens and boggy areas (including damp woodland). The case is adorned with white hairs (from the leaves) - as shown and has the end curved over.

Data: 05.viii.2006, Cranmore, Isle of Wight, VC10

Image:© Tim Norriss

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