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Coleophora siccifolia Stainton, 1856

A rather common species in Belgium.

The larva feeds from a tubular leaf case on Alnus, Butula, Carpinus, Crataegus, Malus, Sorbus and Tilia. Pupation in the case attached to a stem of the food plant, vegetation or tree trunks.

The adults fly in one generation a year; onwards from May till late June. 


Belgium, Oost-Vlaanderen, Wortegem-Petegem, 29 August 2009.
larval case on Betula  (Photo © Steve Wullaert)
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