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Coleophora niveicostella Zeller, 1839

Drab Case-bearer
37.0430 (B&F: 548)

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


Recorded from the Brighton, Worthing and Arundel areas during Victorian times, the only recent sightings were of adults netted at Heyshott Down in June and July. The larvae feed on wild thyme (Pratt, 2011).

Coleophora niveicostella Zeller, 1849
Confirmed by John Langmaid.
Saltdean, 30 vi 2014
Photo: Tim Wilton

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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