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Coleophora albicosta (Haworth, 1828)

Gorse Case-bearer
37.0630 (B&F: 544)

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


Chiefly recorded as single adults during May and June at scattered localities in the centre and west of the two counties in recent years. The larvae feed on the seeds of gorse (Pratt, 2011).

Coleophora albicosta (Haworth, 1828)
Lindfield, 23 v 2009
Photo: Bob Foreman

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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