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Coleophora absinthivora

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Coleophoridae
Scientific name  Coleophora absinthivora
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Lepidoptera
Genus  Coleophora
Rank  Species

Coleophora absinthivora is a moth of the Coleophoridae family. It is found in France and Spain.

The larvae feed on Artemisia absinthium. They mine the leaves of their host plant. They create a whitish, woolly, bivalved leaf case of about 6 mm with a mouth angle of about 20°.

References

Coleophora absinthivora Wikipedia


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