European Lep:Coleophoridae
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Coleophora saponariella Heeger, 1848
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Food Plant: Saponaria officinialis (Soapwort)

Mine: September - May

Notes: The cases are grey with black longitudinal stripes and show a constriction before the anal end.

Data: 8-12.ix.2007, Erkner, near Berlin, Germany, John Langmaid

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

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