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Coleophora lutipennella (Zeller, 1838)

Common Oak Case-bearer
37.0050 (B&F: 490)

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


A resident species, generally occurring sparingly at mv light, sometimes fairly commonly in the West. Presumed extinct in the East as last recorded there in 1931. Single-brooded, flying mainly during June and July. Larvae feed on oak. (Pratt, 2011)

Coleophora lutipennella (Zeller, 1838)
gen. det. D. Lee
Bracklesham, 07 viii 2020
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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