0581 (ABH37.074) Coleophora taeniipennella, Herrich-Schäffer, 1855



General Information

Frequents marshes, river-banks and damp areas. The larvae feed on the seeds and create a silken case with the seed husk around it.

Wingspan: 10-12mm
Foodplant(s): Jointed Rush (Juncus articulatus), Sharp-flowered Rush (Juncus acutiflorus)
Flying: One generation, June-July
National status: Common

Regional Information

Recorded in 11 (4.1%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in July 2021

Recorded date range (Adult): 23 June to 26 July

Recorded date range (Larva/Leafmine): 17 September to 20 September