European Lep:Coleophoridae
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Coleophora saponariella Heeger, 1848)
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feeding signs


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. Feeding signs are shown on Saponaria officinialis (Soapwort).

Data: 11.viii.2018, Stokkem ~ Negenoord-Kerkeweerd (Limburg), Belgium

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel

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