|0499 ~ Coleophora limosipennella|
Resident. Locally common in south east England but becoming less common further north and west.
Mines were found for the first time at Breidden Hill in the north-east of the county in 2010.
Wingspan : M & F, 10-13.5mm.
C. milvipennis, C. alnifoliae and C. badiipennella.
time & Voltinity
Woods and hedgerows with elm saplings.
Leaf miner/Case-bearing. Eggs laid on leaf. Larva forms a case which from which it feeds by making large conspicuous blotches in the leaf. Pupates site unknown.
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Photo by MMG, 16th June 2018, Llanymynech
Pic shows larval case.