Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.046 Coleophora deauratella Lienig & Zeller, 1846
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case top just right of centre

 

Food Plant: Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)

Mine: July - September (then overwintering)

Notes: The young larva feeds on the green seeds and only forms the case (above) in the forth instar. the case is 6mm log and turns red-brown (as shown, top, just right of centre)

Data: 27.vii.2015, Point Clear, North Essex, VC19

Image:© Stephen Rolls

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