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37.007 ~ 0492 ~ Coleophora flavipennella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread but local throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was first recorded in 2014 at Middletown in the east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F 10.5-12.5mm.

Confusion species

Care should be taken as other species of Coleophora can look very similar.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Wherever the foodplant is found.



Lifestage data

Case-bearing/leaf miner. Eggs laid on leaf. Larva forms case, mines small circular holes. Pupates within case, on leaf.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 8th July 2014, Middletown
Confirmed by Gen. Det.