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Coleophora alticolella

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Coleophora alticolella is a moth of the Coleophoridae family. It is found in most of Europe. It is also known from North America. The wingspan is 10–12 mm. Adults are on wing from June to July and possibly again from late April to May. First generation larvae feed on the seedheads of Juncus, Luzula and Scirpus species, while the second generation feeds on Salicornia species. They create a whitish case with yellowish brown granules. It is about 6 mm long.
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1Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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