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Coleophora lassella Staudinger, 1859

Toad-rush Case-bearer
37.0770 (B&F: 552)

Synonym(s):
Coleophora teidensis Walsingham, [1908]


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

Nationally Scarce B

First recorded in Sussex on 29th May 1996 in Walburton, it has since been recorded at the same location on 3 other occasions. Elsewhere, singletons have turned up at Marley Common on 7th August 2001 and at Icklesham 7th June and 29th August 2008. Larvae are not known in the county but have been recorded on toad rush elsewhere (Pratt, 2011)

Coleophora lassella Staudinger, 1859
Bracklesham , 16 v 2017
Photo: Derek Lee
Coleophora lassella Staudinger, 1859
gen det D Lee
Bracklesham, 21 v 2015
Photo: Derek Lee

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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