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37.102 Coleophora argentula (Stephens, 1834)
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the case is roughened


Food Plant: Achillea spp. (Yarrow, Sneezewort)

Mine: September-May.

Notes: Larva feeds on seeds and withering flowers. The full-grown case is 6mm long, roughened with plant material attached to the case.

Image:© Tony Richardson

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