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Coleophora otidipennella  (Hübner, 1817)

A not so common species in Belgium.

The larva feeds from a whitish or yellowish case on the seeds of Luzula campestris and L. multiflora

It's one of the earliest Coleophora flyers in our country and the the adults fly onwards from late April towards mid June.


Belgium, Liège, Aubel, 11 July 2013.
case on Luzula campestris
(Photo © Jean-Yves Baugnée) conf. by G. Baldizzone

Comments to Willy De Prins or Chris Steeman
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