0496 (ABH37.009) Coleophora milvipennis, Zeller, 1839



General Information

The larval case is fixed at right angles to a leaf surface and has a serrated keel.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 10-13mm
Foodplant(s): birches (Betula spp.), Hornbeam (Carpinus betulus)
Flying: One generation, July


Heathland and open woodland.

Regional Information

Recorded in 7 (2.6%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in April 2020

Recorded date range (Adult): 30 May to 23 July

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 21 April to 19 October

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