0550 (ABH37.105) Coleophora nutantella (=silenella), Mühlig & Frey, 1857



General Information

Larva lives and feeds in a movable case.

Wingspan: 14-18mm
Foodplant(s): Bladder Campion (Silene vulgaris), Nottingham Catchfly (Silene nutans)
Flying: Two overlapping generations, June-August
National status: Nationally Scarce B


Grassy slopes, roadside verges and waste ground.

Regional Information

Recorded in 1 (0.4%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in June 1993

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

Nationally Scarce B