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37.022 ~ 0504 ~ Coleophora lusciniaepennella
UK Status

Resident. Widespread and common throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

Few records.

Wingspan :   M & F, 10-13.5mm.

Confusion species

It is often impossible to separate the adults of some species. In some cases differences can be seen in various life stages.
Flight time & Voltinity (Univoltine)


Bogs, fens and wet areas.


Willow, sallow, and bog myrtle.

Lifestage data

Case-bearing/leaf miner. Eggs laid on leaf. Larva makes a mine and forms a case which is enlarged as the larva grows. Pupates within case, attached to a twig or the upper surface of a leaf.
Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 12th July 2014, Middletown