Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.006 Coleophora gryphipennella (Hübner, 1796)
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the final case is top left, with the smaller initial case bottom right

 

Food Plant: Rosa spp.(Rose)

Mine: late August to late October, then April to mid May

Notes:  Larva mining leaves from first case in autumn. Similar feeding occurs in spring in a new case. The final case is shown above (left, top) and the edge is serrated as it is formed from the edge of the leaf. Note the early case (bottom right).

Data: 11.vi.2005,Turvey, Bedfordshire, VC30

Image Andy Banthorpe

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