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Coleophora genistae Stainton, 1857

Petty-whin Case-bearer
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»Suborder: Glossata
  »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
    »Family: Coleophoridae
      »Subfamily: Gelechiinae
        »Tribe: Hypercalliini

Nationally Scarce A

Resident in a few woods and commons in the eastern vice-county and from Ambersham Common in the west. Usually recorded as larval cases on petty whin in the spring, two adults have been recorded; in late May and late June (Pratt, 2011).

Coleophora genistae Stainton, 1857
larval case on Petty Whin
Hertfordshire, 22 v 2013
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

No adult records

No larval records

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