02592 Pistol Case-bearer Coleophora anatipennella, (Hübner, 1796)

BF0533 (ABH37.049)


General Information

Occurs wherever major foodplants grow, most plentiful amongst blackthorn scrub near the coast.

The 'Pistol Case-bearers' are so named from the resemblance of their larval cases to an old flintlock pistol !

Wingspan: 12-16 mm
Foodplant(s): hawthorns (Crataegus spp.), Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa), Apple (Malus domestica), broadleaved trees, broadleaved shrubs
Flying: One generation, June-July

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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