Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.015 Coleophora serratella (Linnaeus, 1761)
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note the winter case by the new case cut out

 

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. Note the winter case on the leaf edge, close to where the spring case is cut out

Data: 2003, Hants,VC11

Image:© Ian Thrlwell

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