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37.032 Coleophora albitarsella Zeller, 1849
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larva in case


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 - May

Notes: Makes visible white blotches on the leaves as it feeds. Found in a wide range of habitats.The larva is shown.

Data: 07.vi.2013, Breach, East Kent, VC15

Image:© David Shenton

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