02587 Coleophora mayrella, (Hübner, [1813])

BF0518 (ABH37.048)


General Information

The adults have a metallic-green sheen. It is the most distinctive of the metallic-green Coleophora species, with its black and white ringed antennae.

Overwinters as Overwinters as a larva.
Both sexes come to light.
Flies during the day

Wingspan: 10-12 mm
Foodplant(s): White Clover (Trifolium repens)
Flying: One generation, June-July
UK Presence: Resident
National status:


Grassland, roadside verges and wasteland where foodplant found.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Large Clover Case-bearer Coleophora trifolii
Clover Case-bearer Coleophora frischella
Small Clover Case-bearer Coleophora alcyonipennella