Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.038 Coleophora lineolea (Haworth, 1828)
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early mines

 

Food Plant: Ballota nigra (Black Horehound), Hedge woundwort (Stachys sylvatica), Lamb's ear (Stachys lanata), Betony (Stachys officinalis), White Horehound (Marrubium vulgare), Balearic Island sage (Phlomis italica)

Mine: September to May

Notes:  The cases are broad and flat - being very hairy from the texture of the leaf. The early mines shown are on Hedge Woundwort

Data: 27.ix.2012, Saxilby Moor, Lincs, VC53

Image:© Martin Gray

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