|0492 ~ Coleophora flavipennella|
Resident. Widespread but local throughout the British Isles.
This species was first recorded in 2014 at Middletown in the east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F 10.5-12.5mm.
Care should be taken as other species of Coleophora can look very similar.
time & Voltinity
Wherever the foodplant is found.
Case-bearing/leaf miner. Eggs laid on leaf. Larva forms case, mines small circular holes. Pupates within case, on leaf.
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Photo by DB, 8th July 2014, Middletown
Confirmed by Gen. Det.