Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.041 Coleophora genistae Stainton, 1857)
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case is white

 

Food Plant: Genista anglica (Petty Whin)

Mine: September to October, feeding again from May to June.

Notes: Larva mines leaves. The silken case has mined leaves attached, forming alternate dorsal and ventral keels, which become white (as shown).

Data: iv.2019, Muir of Dinnet, South Aberdeenshire, VC 92

Image:© Patrick Cook

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