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Coleophora alticolella, Micromoth

SAM_0387

Coleophora alticolella is a moth. First generation larvae feed on the seedheads of Juncus, Luzula and Scirpus species. They create a whitish case with yellowish brown granules. It is about 6 mm long.  Keelogues Bog, Co. Galway. Photograph copyright Peter Foss 2018.


© Peter Foss 2012