European Lep:Coleophoridae
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Coleophora spiraeella Rebel, 1916
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irregular blotch mines


Food Plant: Spirea spp.

Mine: May - September

Notes: The case is brown and 7-8mm long, with an mo of 45°. Makes irregular blotch mines (as shown). A central and southern European species.

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

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

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