0549 (ABH37.065) Coleophora pennella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)



General Information

Larvae have a distinctive case made from hairy leaf fragments of the foodplant.

Wingspan: 15-20 mm
Foodplant(s): Viper's-bugloss (Echium vulgare), Alkanet (Alkanna tinctoria)
Flying: One generation, June-July


Shingle beaches and dry calcareous or sandy soils.

Regional Information

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

Last recorded in July 2013

Recorded date range (Adult): 06 July to 06 July

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 16 May to 16 May