0568 (ABH37.086) Coleophora versurella, Zeller, 1849



General Information

The adults are similar to several other species and are best identified by reference to the genitalia. Salt marshes, waste ground, arable land especially fields in which root crops are grown.

Wingspan: 11-15mm
Foodplant(s): oraches (Atriplex spp.), goosefoots (Chenopodium spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-September
National status: Local

Regional Information

Recorded in 29 (10.7%) of the 270 2km squares of Huntingdonshire.

Last recorded in August 2023

Recorded date range (Adult): 31 May to 28 September

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