|0494 ~ Coleophora coracipennella|
Resident. Found in scattered colonies throughout much of Britain.
First recorded in the east of the county at Middletown in 2012. This was only the fourth record for north Wales.
Wingspan : M & F 8.5-11.5mm.
Care should be taken as other species of Coleophora can look very similar.
time & Voltinity
Woodland, scrub and gardens.
Hawthorn, apples, plum and Blackthorn.
Leaf miner. Eggs laid on leaf . Larva first forms a blotch mine and later a case. Pupates in the case attached to the upper surface of a leaf.
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Photo by DB, 27th July 2012, Middletown
Confirmed by gen det (ANG)