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Coleophora laricella (Hübner, [1817])

Larch Case-bearer
37.0660 (B&F: 526)


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

Common

A resident species, apparently astonishingly less frequent than its foodplant, with the only recent records coming from Tullecombe Forest (1996) and Rewell Wood (1997, 1999 and 2006). Larvae feed on larch. (Pratt, 2011)

Coleophora laricella (Hübner, 1817)
Occupied larval case on Larch
Hastings Wood, Sharpthorne, 02 04 2020
Photo: Paul Clark
Coleophora laricella (Hübner, 1817)
Feeding signs on Larch
Hastings Wood, Sharpthorne, 02 04 2020
Photo: Paul Clark
Coleophora laricella (Hübner, 1817)
Male - dissected by Tim Freed
Findon Valley, 18 v 2011
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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