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Coleophora gryphipennella (Hübner, 1796)

An uncommon species in Belgium.

The larva lives in a flat, serrated, bivalved case, constructed from leaf margins of Rosa. It hibernates.

The adults fly in June and July.

Belgium, Namur, Lavaux Ste.-Anne, 26 June 2004.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)
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