|0583 ~ Coleophora tamesis|
Resident. A local species widely distributed throughout the British Isles.
This species was first recorded in 2015 at Middletown in the east of the county.
Wingspan : M & F 11-14mm.
Care should be taken as other species of Coleophora can look very similar.
time & Voltinity
Damp places, wherever the foodplant is found.
Case-bearing. Eggs laid on flower. Larva first feeds internally on the seeds & later forms a case. Pupates in the case.
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by DB, 29th June 2015, Middletown
Confirmed by Gen. Det.