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Coleophora albitarsella Zeller, 1849

White-legged Case-bearer
37.0320 (B&F: 515)

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


A resident species, decreasing, with both adults and larvae occurring singly or sparingly in a wide range of habitats in both vice-counties especially in the South. Single-brooded, flying mainly during June and July. Larvae feed on ground-ivy. (Pratt, 2011)

Coleophora albitarsella Zeller, 1849
Confirmed by Bob Palmer
Findon Valley, 01 viii 2012
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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