Coleophoridae

0568 (ABH37.086) Coleophora versurella, Zeller, 1849

KR02729

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


General Information

The adults are similar to several other species and are best identified by reference to the genitalia. Salt marshes, waste ground, arable land especially fields in which root crops are grown.


Wingspan: 11-15mm
Foodplant(s): oraches (Atriplex spp.), goosefoots (Chenopodium spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-September
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 26 (9.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 31 May to 28 September

Similar Species

Local