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Coleophora galbulipennella Zeller, 1838

Kent Case-bearer
37.0920 (B&F: 551)

Coleophora otitae Zeller, 1839

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


Noted from Brighton in Victorian times, it was then discovered at Camber Sands in 1969 and was still present there in 1995. The only subsequent record is from Winchelsea in 1997. Adults have been captured during August and the larvae feed on Nottingham catchfly (Pratt, 2011).

Coleophora galbulipennella Zeller, 1838
Dungeness, 12 vii 2014
Photo: Tony Davis

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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