02479 Coleophora lusciniaepennella, (Treitschke, 1833)

BF0504 (ABH37.022)


General Information

This species flies at sunset and sunrise.


The larvae produce long, narrow case when feeding on Bog Myrtle and a woolly case when feeding on sallow.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 10-13.5mm
Foodplant(s): sallows (Salix spp.), willows (Salix spp.), Bog-myrtle (Myrica gale)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


In areas with sallows and bogs and fens where bog-myrtle is found.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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