Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.093 Coleophora peribenanderi Toll, 1943
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white blotches are formed on the leaves

Food Plant: Cirsium arvense (Creeping Thistle) or other Thistles.

Mine: August to October, with some larvae feeding again in the spring.

Notes: Larva mines leaves. The case is extended with ventral and lateral gussets, which are paler, the case appearing streaked. The full-grown case is 12mm long.

National Status: Common

Bradley No: 559

Data: Norfolk

Image:© Andy Musgrove

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