Coleophoridae

0494 (ABH37.014) Coleophora coracipennella, (Hübner, 1796)

KR02467

 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards


General Information

Genital examination is required to reliably seperate this moth from C. prunifoliae and C. spinella.

 

Pupates inside the larval case on the upper side of a leaf.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 8.5-11.5 mm
Foodplant(s): Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), Apple (Malus domestica), cherries (Prunus spp.), hawthorns (Crataegus spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 21 (7.8%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 17 June to 17 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 09 October to 09 October

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