Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.015 Coleophora serratella (Linnaeus, 1761)
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the larav feeds underneath the leaf

 

Food Plant: Ulmus (Elm), Betula (Birch), Alnus (Alder), Corylus (Hazel) and others

Mine: late September to late October, then April to early June.

Notes: First case formed of a leaf fragment, larva mining leaves. New case formed after feeding restarts in spring (as shown).

Data: 2003

Image:© Andy Musgrove

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