Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.075 Coleophora salinella Stainton, 1859
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the larva feeds on seeds

 

Food Plant: Halimione (Sea-purslane), Atriplex littoralis (Grass-leaved Orache)  

Mine: September to October.

Notes: Larva feeds on seeds. On Halimione the larva also feeds on leaves after the case is formed. The full-grown case is 6mm long.   

National Status: Nationally scarce A

Bradley No: 575

Data: 2002, South Hampshire, VC11

Image:© Ian Thirlwell

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