Coleophoridae

0511 (ABH37.029) Coleophora orbitella, Zeller, 1849

KR02493

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


General InformationOverwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 10-14mm
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.), Alder (Alnus glutinosa)
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Nationally Scarce B

Habitat

Strands of mature birch on heathland and alder carr.

Regional Information

Recorded in 2 (0.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in May 2017

Recorded date range (Adult): 30 May to 25 July

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Nationally Scarce B