Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.016 Coleophora spinella (Schrank, 1802)
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the moth needs breeding to confirm identity

 

Food Plant: Crataegus (hawthorn), Malus (apple)

Mine: early September, then April to late May

Notes: Larva in autumn forming a few small mines. Feeding restarts In the same case In spring before changing to a new case by late April. In spring the cases or mines cannot be reliably separated from those of C.coracipennella or C.prunifoliae.

Image:© Charles Baker

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