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37.090 Coleophora artemisicolella Bruand, [1855]
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the larvae are a pale colour


Food Plant: Artemisia vulgaris (Mugwort)

Egg: on the flower

Mine: August - June

Notes: The larvae, which are a pale colour, feed 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.

Data: 08.x.2006, Rixton, VC59

Image:© Ben Smart

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