Robin Taylor's picture

Coleophora sp. on Salicornia sp. - VC45 - Gann saltmarsh - SM813072 - 10.10.13 - 02

Observed: 11th October 2013 By: Robin Taylor
Coleophora sp. on Salicornia sp. - VC45 - Gann saltmarsh - SM813072 - 10.10.13 - 02
Description:

Silk cased Coleophora larvae (Micro moths) on Salicornia species

Identifications
  • Coleophora species
    Confidence: I'm as sure as I can be.
Species interactions

No interactions present.

Comments

Martin Harvey's picture

Coleophora

I've never encountered these in the wild, but judging by images elsewhere on the web C. atriplicis looks fairly similar. Would probably need to see the larvae and/or rear one through to prove it wasn't atriplicis?

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Entomologist and biological recorder