Coleophoridae

0563 (ABH37.102) Coleophora argentula, (Stephens, 1834)

KR02823

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


General Information

Flies at sunrise, evening and at night.

The larvae feed on seeds and withering flowers.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 9.5-13 mm
Foodplant(s): Yarrow (Achillia millefolium), Sneezewort (Anthemis ptarmica)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 10 (3.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 26 June to 17 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 01 November to 05 November