37.026 .... B&F 0509
Coleophora violacea (Ström, 1783)
Status ..... Possibly quite common in Nottinghamshire. The case is very similar to that of Coleophora potentillae, but the case of Coleophora violacea has an obvious keel underneath and the larva eats holes through the leaf surfaces.
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Larval case on Meadowsweet (Filipendula ulmaria) photographed at Market Warsop September 2011
 
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Larval case and feeding signs on Bramble (Rubus fruticosa) photographed at Market Warsop October 2014
 
 
Nottinghamshire (VC56) distribution of Coleophora violacea
 
 
 
 
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Updated January 2016

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