Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.038 Coleophora lineolea (Haworth, 1828)
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the cases are furry

Food Plant: Ballota nigra (Black Horehound), Hedge woundwort (Stachys sylvatica), Lamb's ear (Stachys lanata), Betony (Stachys officinalis), White Horehound (Marrubium vulgare), Balearic Island sage (Phlomis italica)

Mine: September to May

Notes:  The cases are broad and flat - being very hairy from the texture of the leaf. The cases shown are on Lamb's ear and the feeding signs can be seen through the upper leaf surface.

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 522

Data: 12.v.2004, Cheltenham, E.Gloucs, VC33

Image:© Robert Homan

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