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37.046 Coleophora deauratella Lienig & Zeller, 1846
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case is shown top centre


Food Plant: Trifolium pratense (Red Clover)

Mine: July - September (then overwintering)

Notes: The young larva feeds on the green seeds and only forms the case (above, top centre) in the forth instar. the case is 6mm log and turns red-brown

Data: 05.viii.2010 Llangasty, Brecs, VC 42

Image:© John Langmaid

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