Coleophoridae

0519 (ABH37.046) Coleophora deauratella, Lienig & Zeller, 1846

KR02585

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

This is one of the four similar metallic bronzy-green Coleophora species.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes come to light.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 10.5-12.5 mm
Foodplant(s): Red Clover (Trifolium pratense)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Grassy places where foodplant grows.

Regional Information

Recorded in 6 (2.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 05 June to 27 September

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Small Clover Case-bearer Coleophora alcyonipennella
Clover Case-bearer Coleophora frischella
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths

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