European Lep:Coleophoridae
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Coleophora tanaceti Mühlig 1865
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case on flowerhead

 

Food Plant: Tanacetum vulgare (Tansy)

Mine: August-November

Notes: A yellow brown case is formed, coated with pollen. Lives in the flower and also may leaf mine. Known throughout Europe.

Data: 10.vii.2014 Mol, (Antwerpen), Belgium

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel.

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