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7.032 Coleophora albitarsella Zeller, 1849
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feeding signs


Food Plant: Calamintha spp. (Calamint), Clinopodium vulgare (wild Basil), Glechoma hederacea (Ground-ivy), Mentha spp. (Mints), Salvia horminoides (Wild Clary), Prunella vulgaris (Self-heal), Origanum vulgare (Marjoram), Thymus spp. (Thyme)

Mine: September - MayNotes: Makes visible white blotches on the leaves as it feeds (as shown). Found in a wide range of habitats.The mine shown is on Calamintha sp. (Calamint)

Data: 14.iv.2015 Mol, (Antwerpen), Belgium

Image:© Carina van Steenwinkel

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