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Coleophora ahenella Heinemann, [1876]

Buckthorn Case-bearer
37.0310 (B&F: 514)


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

Nationally Scarce A

A resident species, with just one pre-1905 record at Fernhurst. Elsewhere it is single-brooded, flying mainly during June. Larvae feed on buckthorn, guelder-rose, wayfaring tree and dogwood. (Pratt, 2011)

Coleophora ahenella Heinemann, 1876
1st autumn larval case
Ambersham Common, 11 x 2011
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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