Lep: Coleophoridae
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37.055 Coleophora pyrrhulipennella Zeller, 1839
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note the thin dorsal keel

Food Plant: Erica sp. (Heather) or Calluna sp.(Ling)

Mine: September - May

Notes: The final case is around 9mm long and shining black. Note the thin keel in the centre, which swells the case.

National Status: Local

Bradley No: 541

Data: 15.ii.2004, Wimbledon Common, Surrey, VC 17

Image:© Martin Honey

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