02593 Coleophora albidella, ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

BF0532 (ABH37.050)


General Information

Wet or marshy areas, damp woodland and fixed dunes. Larva builds a 'pistol case' from silk and fragments of leaf and frass. The sides of the case are usually adorned with hairs from the leaf surface.

Wingspan: 13-16 mm.
Foodplant(s): Creeping Willow (Salix repens), Eared Willow (Salix aurita), Grey Willow (Salix cinerea)
Flying: One generation, June-July

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

Similar Species
Pistol Case-bearer Coleophora anatipennella