Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.012 Coleophora limosipennella (Duponchel,[1843])
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feeding signs

 

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 feeding signs 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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