Lep: Colephoridae
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37.048 Coleophora mayrella (Hübner, [1813])
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the larval case is seen in the centre - top right

the case is constructed from a floret

Food Plant: Trifolium repens (White Clover)

Mine: July-May

Notes: The larva feeds on ripening seeds and makes a case from the floret (as shown) and is fully fed by early August.

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 518

Data: 01.viii.2005, Fleet, Hants,VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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