Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.078 Coleophora maritimella Newman, 1873
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larva in centre
larva is left, underneath left flower head

 

Food Plant: Juncus maritimus (sea rush)

Mine: September - May

Notes: The larva makes a case from the seedhead and the case may be seen as it moves around the flower head

Data: 26.ix.04, Hayling Island, Hants, VC11, John Langmaid

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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