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37.088 Coleophora atriplicis Meyrick, [1928]
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Food Plant: Atriplex littoralis(Grass-leaved orache), Haliminone (Sea purslane), Salicornia (Glasswort), Suaeda spp. (Sea-blite)

Mine: September to October.

Notes: The larva feeds internally at first on seeds and then makes a distinctive 'dirty-looking' case, which is coated with dark granules. The case is on Suaeda maritima

Data: 04.x.2015, Oare Marshes, East Kent, VC15

Image:© David Shenton

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