Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.041 Coleophora genistae Stainton, 1857
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case is pale coloured and top left

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.

National Status: Nationally Scarce A

Bradley No: 546

Data: 15.v.2004, Hook, Hampshire, VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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