Coleophoridae

0556 (ABH37.095) Coleophora trochilella, (Duponchel, [1843])

KR02793

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


General Information

Larvae live and feed in a movable case.


Wingspan: 11-14mm
Foodplant(s): Goldenrod (Solidago virguarea), wormwoods (Artemesia spp.), Yarrow (Achillia millefolium)
Flying: One generation, mid June-mid August

Habitat

Downland, grassy slopes, especially near the sea.

Regional Information

Recorded in 6 (2.2%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 25 June to 18 August

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Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths