Coleophoridae

0517a (ABH37.034) Clover Case-bearer Coleophora frischella, (Linnaeus, 1758)

KR02499

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

General Information

This species is very similar to C. alcyonipennella and genital dissection is required to distinguish them.

 

This species has only been recorded a handful of times from the west of Britain.


Wingspan: 11.5 - 14.5mm
Foodplant(s): clovers (Trifolium spp.)
Flying: Two generations, May-June and August
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Uncommon/Rare

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Huntingdonshire.

Similar Species
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 Photo © David Griffiths
Small Clover Case-bearer Coleophora alcyonipennella
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Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths

Uncommon/Rare