|0504 ~ Coleophora lusciniaepennella|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.
Wingspan : M & F, 10-13.5mm.
It is often impossible to separate the adults of some species. In some cases differences can be seen in various life stages.
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Bogs, fens and wet areas.
Willow, sallow, and bog myrtle.
Case-bearing/leaf miner. Eggs laid on leaf. Larva makes a mine and forms a case which is enlarged as the larva grows. Pupates within case, attached to a twig or the upper surface of a leaf.
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Photo by DB, 12th July 2014, Middletown