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Coleophora trigeminella Fuchs, 1881

The first observation for this species in Belgium was on 11 October 2007 in the province of Namur.

The larva lives in a tubular case on Rosaceae like Amelanchier, Crataegus, Cotoneaster, Malus, Prunus and Sorbus

The adults fly from late May towards July. 

Belgium, Namur, Crupet, 11 Octoberl 2007.
old case on Crataegus monogyna, confirmed by W. N. Ellis
(Photo © Jean-Yves Baugnée)

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