Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.006 Coleophora gryphipennella (Hübner, 1796)
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the case has a serrated edge - it is formed from the rose leaf

 

Food Plant: Rosa spp.(Rose)

Mine: late August to late October, then April to mid May

Notes:  Larva mining leaves from first case in autumn. Similar feeding occurs in spring in a new case. The final case is shown above and the edge is serrated as it is formed from the edge of the leaf.

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 491

Data: 30.v.2005, Greywell, Hants,VC12

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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