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37.097 Coleophora linosyridella Fuchs, 1880
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long slender case

Food Plant: Aster tripolium (Sea Aster), A.linosyris (Goldilocks Aster)

Mine: September-June

Notes: Makes many small mines as it feeds beneath the leaf, usually close to the leaf margin. The white case is 8-11mm long and has a distinct neck, with darker ventral striations after this region. Found in saltmarshes in Essex, Kent and Devon. The case shown is on A.linosyris (Goldilocks Aster).

Bradley No: 556a

National Status: pRDB1

Data: 30.iv.2022, Berry Head, Devon, VC3

Image:© Jack Oughton

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