Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.074 Coleophora taeniipennella Herrich-Schäffer, 1855
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the case is enclosed in a seed head

 

Food Plant: Juncus spp.(Rush)

Mine: August to November

Notes: Larva feeds on seeds. The full-grown case is 5mm long, the oral end enclosed within a seed-head (as shown).

Data: 01.vii.2017, Lower Stondon, Beds., VC30 Andy & Melissa Banthorpe

Image:© Melissa Banthorpe

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