Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.041 Coleophora genistae Stainton, 1857
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the case is pale coloured

 

Food Plant: Genista anglica (Petty Whin)

Mine: September to October, feeding again from May to June.

Notes: Larva mines leaves. The silken case has mined leaves attached, forming alternate dorsal and ventral keels.

Data: 18.vi.2003, Hampshire

Image:© Tim Norris

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