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Coleophora lineolea (Haworth, 1828)

A common species throughout Belgium.

The oligophagous larva lives on Lamiaceae like Ballota, Lamium, Marrubium, Phlomis and Stachys

The adults fly from late June towards August. They come occasionally to light.

Belgium, Oost-Vlaanderen, Knesselare, 01 October 2011.
case with larva on Stachys sylvatica
(Photo © Guido De Prins)
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