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Coleophora albidella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

A rather common species in Belgium.

The larva lives in a black pistol-case on Salix caprea, Salix cinerea or Salix aurita. It hibernates.

The adults fly in July and August.


Belgium, Antwerpen, Willebroek, 18 July 2004.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)
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