Coleophoridae

0535 (ABH37.052) Coleophora ibipennella, Zeller, 1849

KR02595

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-2000
 2000-2009
 2010-2019
 2020-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

The larvae initially mine the leaves of oak, subsequently living in a movable pistol-case.


Wingspan: 10-14mm
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-early August
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 32 (11.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 14 June to 21 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 07 August to 03 November

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