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Coleophora striatipennella Tengström, 1848

A local species in Belgium.

The larva feeds from a yellow-grey, cylindrical case constructed from a seedpod of Stellaria graminea, Stellaria media or Cerastium fontanum. It hibernates.

The adults fly from late May till well in August.


Belgium, Antwerpen, Kontich, 04 June 2004.
(Photo © Leo Janssen)

Comments to Willy De Prins or Chris Steeman
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