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Coleophora striatipennella Nylander [1848]

Hedge Case-bearer
37.0990 (B&F: 553)

Synonym(s):
Coleophora apicella Stainton, 1858
Coleophora lineolea sensu auctt. nec (Haworth, 1828)


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

Common

Resident, generally recorded in small numbers at mv light from late May to late June and again in August in a few woods in both vice-counties. The larvae feed on Cerastium and Stellaria spp. including lesser stitchwort, and the garden plant lamb's ear (Pratt, 2011).

Coleophora striatipennella Nylander, 1848
Dissected by Bob Palmer
Findon Valley, 21 v 2013
Photo: Mike Snelling

Distribution at 1km scale

Phenology (adult)

No larval records

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