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0492 ~ Coleophora flavipennella 
UK Status

Resident. Widespread but local throughout the British Isles.

Montgomeryshire Status

This species was first recorded in 2014 at Middletown in the east of the county.

Wingspan :   M & F 10.5-12.5mm.

Confusion species

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


Wherever the foodplant is found.



Lifestage data

Case-bearing/leaf miner. Eggs laid on leaf. Larva forms case, mines small circular holes. Pupates within case, on leaf.
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Montgomeryshire photos

Photo by DB, 8th July 2014, Middletown
Confirmed by Gen. Det.