Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.041 Coleophora genistae Stainton, 1857
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whitish case

 

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.

Data: 02.vii.2021, Hartland Moor, Dorset, VC9

Image:© Will Langdon

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