02457 Coleophora flavipennella, (Duponchel, [1843])

BF0492 (ABH37.007)


General Information

This species is very difficult to distinguish from several of the other greyish-brown Coleophorid species. Examination of the genitalia is usually necessary.


The larvae have a distinctive feeding pattern, creating small holes in the leaves of the foodplant. A case is then created which is replaced as the larva grows.

Both sexes come to light.

Wingspan: 11-13mm
Foodplant(s): oaks (Quercus spp.)
Flying: One generation, July-August
UK Presence: Resident
National status:

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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