Coleophoridae

0523 (ABH37.039) Coleophora hemerobiella, (Scopoli, 1763)

KR02524

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


General Information

Easily identifiable as an adult.

Overwinters as a larva for two years, the first one-and-a-half years in a small pistol-case, and in the second spring building a long straight case.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 12-15mm.
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.), Apple (Malus domestica), Rosaceae (Rosaceae spp.)
Flying: One generation, July
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Regional Information

Recorded in 24 (8.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 15 June to 10 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 14 June to 10 October


Nationally Scarce B