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37.073 Coleophora alticolella Zeller, 1849
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the case appear pale brown to white


Food Plant: Juncus spp.(Rush)

Mine: August to October, some larvae feeding again in the spring.

Notes: Larva feeds on seeds. The full-grown case is 6mm long, and not separable from those of C.glaucicolella.

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 584

Data: Bedfordshire

Image:© Charles Baker

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