02572 Coleophora discordella, Zeller, 1849

BF0547 (ABH37.044)


General Information

Adult flies on warm sunny afternoons.

Larva builds a pistol-like case from silk and pieces of leaf.

Flies during the day

Wingspan: 11-13 mm.
Foodplant(s): Common Bird's-foot-trefoil (Lotus corniculatus)
Flying: One generation, July
National status:


Wide range of habitats including rough grassland, open downland, woodland rides and clearings and marshes.

Regional Information

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