0509 (ABH37.026) Coleophora violacea, (Ström, 1783)



General Information

The larval cases, can be found throughout the winter, fixed to a tree or fence post.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Often found at rest during day

Wingspan: 9-11 mm
Foodplant(s): herbaceous plants
Flying: One generation, May-June
UK Presence: Resident
National status: Local


Parks, open woodland and scrub.

Regional Information

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

Last recorded in May 2023

Recorded date range (Adult): 09 May to 11 July

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 01 October to 01 October

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