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Coleophora violacea (Ström, 1783)

Violet Case-bearer
37.0260 (B&F: 509)

Coleophora hornigi Toll, 1952
Coleophora albicornuella Bradley, 1956
Coleophora paripennella sensu Pierce & Metcalfe, 1935 et auctt. nec Zeller, 1839

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

Nationally Scarce B

A resident species, whose larvae occur sparingly in a few deciduous woods in both vice-counties. Single-brooded, flying mainly during May and June. Larvae feed on alder, silver birch, downy birch, apple, hazel and meadowsweet. (Pratt, 2011)

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Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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