Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.090 Coleophora artemisicolella Bruand, [1855]
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Food Plant: Artemisia vulgaris (Mugwort)

Egg: on the flower

Mine: August - June

Notes: The larva feeds on the seeds and makes a case from the empty seedhead. The presence of the larvae can be seen by the holes they leave in the seedheads they feed on (as shown).

Data: 07.x.2005, Rixton, VC59

Image:© Ben Smart

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