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Coleophora limosipennella (Duponchel, [1843])

Dark Elm Case-bearer
37.0120 (B&F: 499)

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


A resident species, whose larvae usually occur sparingly but are sometimes common in a very few deciduous woods in the West. Presumed extinct in the East. Single-brooded, flying mainly during May and June. Larvae feed on elm. (Pratt, 2011)

Coleophora limosipennella (Duponchel, 1843)
confirmed Dr J Langmaid - second case on elm
Bracklesham, 20 xii 2015
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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