Coleophoridae

0587 (ABH37.069) Coleophora caespititiella (=argrammella), Zeller, 1839

KR02687

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 adults resemble several other members of the Coleophora species and are most reliably identified by genital dissection.


Wingspan: 8-10mm
Foodplant(s): rushes (Juncus spp.)
Flying: One generation, May-early July
National status: Common

Habitat

Marshes, river-banks and damp areas.

Regional Information

Recorded in 39 (14.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 19 May to 18 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 17 September to 20 September

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths