< Coleophora coracipennella

Coleophora spinella >

Coleophora serratella (Linnaeus, 1761)

Common Case-bearer
37.0150 (B&F: 493)

Synonym(s):
Coleophora fuscedinella Zeller, 1849
Coleophora nigricella sensu auctt. nec (Stephens, 1834)


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

Common

A resident species, whose larvae usually occur sparingly or fairly commonly in deciduous woods in both vice-counties. Adults only occur singly at mv light. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to early August. Larvae feed on alder, elm, silver birch, downy birch, hazel and hornbeam. (Pratt, 2011)

Coleophora serratella (Linnaeus, 1761)
overwintering larval case
Chiddingfold, 02 v 2012
Photo: Tony Davis
Coleophora serratella (Linnaeus, 1761)
spring larval case
Chiddingfold, 02 v 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

Copyright The Sussex Moth Group © 2020
Valid HTML5