Lep: Colephoridae
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37.022 Coleophora lusciniaepennella (Treitschke, 1833)
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case is tri-coloured

 

Food Plant: Salix spp.(Sallow and Willow), Myrica (Bog-myrtle)  

Mine: September to October, feeding again from April to May

Notes: Larva mining leaves. The single case is progressively extended from the oral end to a length of 8-10mm. It is finally tri-coloured, green at the oral end, brown in the centre, and dark at the anal end. Case is shown on Salix sp.

Data: 08.ii.2015, Mol, (Antwerpen), Belgium

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel

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