Coleophoridae

0522 (ABH37.038) Coleophora lineolea, (Haworth, 1828)

KR02518

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


General Information

The larvae have a distinctive case made of the rings of a mined leaf.


Wingspan: 11-14.5 mm
Foodplant(s): Hedge Woundwort (Stachys sylvatica), Black Horehound (Ballota nigra), White Horehound (Marrubium vulgare), Betony (Stachys officinalis)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 27 (10%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 03 June to 25 September

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 25 October to 28 October