|509 Coleophora violacea (Ström, 1783)|
Food Plant: polyphagous,
on deciduous trees and shrubs.
Mine: July to April.
Notes: Larva mining leaves. The single case is progressively extended from the oral end. Rings of leaf-cuticle are added from the upper surface of the blotch, and project on the dorsal side of the case. The case lies prostrate against the leaf surface.
Image:© David Manning