|588 Coleophora salicorniae (Heinemann & Wocke, 1876)|
Food Plant: Salicornia (Glasswort)
Mine: September to October.
Notes: Larva feeds internally on seeds and fleshy spikes. A case is formed from the tip of a spike, and feeding continues for a short time on other spikes. The larva is infrequently seen, but a series of images here shows it establishing a feeding position
Image:© Rob Edmunds
Data: 26.ix.04, Hayling Island, Hants, VC12