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37.023 Coleophora idaeella Hofmann,1869
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the case consists of three mined leaves


Food Plant: Vaccinium vitis-idaea (Cowberry)

Egg: Underside of leaf

Mine: August - April

Notes: Has a two year life cycle and ultimately forms a case of three pieces of mined leaf (stacked end to end - as in Col.lusciniaepenella). Found in Northern Scotland.

Data: 02.xi.2009, Liège, Eupen, Belgium

Image:© Jean-Yves Baugnée

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