Lep: Colephoridae
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37.048 Coleophora mayrella (Hübner, [1813])
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the larva has thoracic pigmentation

 

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.

Data: 30.vii.2005, Chorlton, Manchester, VC59

Image:© Ben Smart

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