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0577 ~ Coleophora artemisicolella 
UK Status

Resident. A local species found in southern and eastern England and a scattered distribution in northern England and north Wales

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was first recorded in 2015 at Middletown in the far north-east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F 10-13mm.

Confusion species


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

Habitat

Found on wasteland, rough grassland and roadside verges.

Foodplant

Mugwort.

Lifestage data

Case-bearing. Eggs laid on flower. Larva forms a case and feeds on seeds. Pupates in case attached to a stem of the foodplant.
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