Coleophoridae

0499 (ABH37.012) Coleophora limosipennella, (Duponchel, [1843])

KR02463

 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards


General Information

The larvae produce a distinctive larval case in their later stages with a noticeably serrated upper edge.


Wingspan: 10-13 mm
Foodplant(s): elms (Ulmus spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Habitat

Margins of woods, hedgerows containing elm saplings.

Regional Information

Recorded in 46 (17%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in September 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 29 June to 21 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 21 May to 30 October

Similar Species

Local