|0581 ~ Coleophora taeniipennella|
Resident. Widespread and common throughout Britain.
First found in the east of the county in 2014 at Dolforwyn Woods Nature Reserve.
Wingspan : M & F 10-12mm.
Care should be taken as other species of Coleophora can look very similar.
time & Voltinity
Fens, marshes, damp meadows and woodland rides.
Case-bearing/seed miner. Eggs laid on floret. Larva feed on seeds and builds case with the husk around it. Pupates in case.
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Photo by DB, 17th July 2014, Dolforwyn Woods
Confirmed by Gen. Det.