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Coleophora lutarea (Haworth, 1828)

Stitchwort Case-bearer
37.0020 (B&F: 487)
Previously:Metriotes lutarea (Haworth, 1828)

Synonym(s):
Coleophora modestella (Duponchel, 1839)


»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
    »Family: Coleophoridae
      »Subfamily: Gelechiinae
        »Tribe: Hypercalliini

Nationally Scarce B

A resident species, occurring singly or sparingly at mv light in a very few places in both vice-counties but undetected since 1993. Double-brooded, flying mainly from mid-May to late July and again from late August to late September. Larvae feed on Stitchwort spp. (Pratt, 2011)

Metriotes lutarea (Haworth, 1828)
Chiddingfold Forest, 15 v 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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