Coleophoridae

0565 (ABH37.083) Coleophora saxicolella, (Duponchel, [1843])

KR02717

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 live and feed in a movable case.


Wingspan: 13-16mm
Foodplant(s): oraches (Atriplex spp.), goosefoots (Chenopodium spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-August
National status: Local

Habitat

Waste ground, arable land especially fields in which root crops are grown.

Regional Information

Recorded in 23 (8.5%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 02 July to 12 September

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths

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