This species is easily confused with several other greyish brown Coleophorid species. The distinct rings on the apex of the antenna distinguish this species from C. serratella, but genital dissection is still usually required for a definitive identification.
The larvae build successively larger portable cases from cut-out leaf fragments.
Gardens and hedgerows.
Recorded in 26 (9.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.
Last recorded in June 2014
Recorded date range (Adult): 03 June to 04 August
Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 16 May to 07 November