Coleophora siccifolia
Coleophora siccifolia
Larval case on Crataegus • West Devon • © Phil Barden

37.013 BF501
Coleophora siccifolia

Stainton, 1856


Wingspan c.12-14mm

Nationally scarce throughout England in hedgerows and heaths.

The larvae live in distinctive cases and mine the leaves of Crataegus (Hawthorn), Malus (Apple), Sorbus (Rowan) and Betula (Birch).

Adults are similar to many others in the genus.

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