Coleophora absinthivora

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Coleophora absinthivora
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Coleophoridae
Genus: Coleophora
Species: C. absinthivora
Binomial name
Coleophora absinthivora
Baldizzone, 1990[1]

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°.[2]