Coleophoridae

0537 (ABH37.051) Coleophora kuehnella, (Goeze, 1783)

KR02594

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


General Information

Larva lives and feeds in a moveable pistol-case.


Wingspan: 14-17mm
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July

Habitat

Oak woodland preferring margins and rides with plenty of sunshine.

Regional Information

Recorded in 16 (5.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 2019

Recorded date range (Adult): 12 June to 16 July

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 12 September to 12 September

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 Photo © David Griffiths