Lep: Coleophoridae
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37.055 Coleophora pyrrhulipennella Zeller, 1839
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head, plates and thoracic legs are black

 

Food Plant: Erica sp. (Heather) or Calluna sp.(Ling)

Mine: September - May

Notes: The final case is around 9mm long and shining black. Note the thin keel in the centre, which swells the case. The larva is shown and the black head and plates are black (as are the thoracic legs).

Data: 02.v.2015, Scotton Common, North Lincs., VC54

Image:© Martin Gray

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