Coleophoridae

0494a (ABH37.017) Coleophora prunifoliae, Doets, 1944

KR02470

Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
 pre-1981
 1981-1999
 2000-2009
 2010-onwards
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths


General Information

This species was added to the British list in 1980.

 

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


Wingspan: 9-12mm
Foodplant(s): Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), Dwarf Cherry (Prunus cerasus), Apple (Malus domestica)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 12 (4.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2018

Recorded date range (Adult): 17 June to 05 August

Similar Species
Earith
Earith
 Photo © David Griffiths
Apple & Plum Case-bearer Coleophora spinella

Local