0499 (ABH37.012) Coleophora limosipennella, (Duponchel, [1843])



General Information

The larvae produce a distinctive larval case in their later stages with a noticeably serrated upper edge.

Wingspan: 10-13 mm
Foodplant(s): elms (Ulmus spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local


Margins of woods, hedgerows containing elm saplings.

Regional Information

Recorded in 51 (18.9%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in October 2023

Recorded date range (Adult): 29 June to 21 August

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 21 May to 04 November

Similar Species