02469 Apple & Plum Case-bearer Coleophora spinella, (Schrank, 1802)

BF0495 (ABH37.016)


General Information

Although genital examination is required to reliably separate this moth from C. coracipennella and C. prunifoliae, this species is the most abundant.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.

Wingspan: 10-12 mm
Foodplant(s): Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), Apple (Malus domestica), hawthorns (Crataegus spp.)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Open woodland, scrub, orchards, gardens and hedgerows.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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