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Coleophora asteris Mühlig, 1864

Sea-aster Case-bearer
37.0820 (B&F: 562)

Synonym(s):
Coleophora tripoliella Hodgkinson, 1875


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

Nationally Scarce A

Resident in Victorian times at Shoreham, Ford and Rye, where larvae were found in the flower-heads of sea aster. Recent records have only been made at Camber Sands and the adjacent Winchelsea. Adults were noted in mid to late August (Pratt, 2011).

Coleophora asteris Mühlig, 1864
larval case on Sea Aster
Hampshire, 06 xi 2012
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

Phenology (larval)

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