Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.012 Coleophora limosipennella (Duponchel,[1843])
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autumn case

 

Food Plant: Ulmus (Elm)

Mine: September to October, feeding again in June and July

Notes:  Larva mining leaves. The final case is 9-11.5mm long with angled neck, fixed almost parallel to leaf surface, with anal end laterally compressed and bivalved. The pre-hiberbation autumn case is shown. This is the first VC54 Record and second Lincolnshire Record.

Data: 09.xi.2013, West Common, Lincoln, North Lincolnshire, VC54

Image:© Martin Gray

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