02737 Coleophora atriplicis, Meyrick, [1928]

BF0573 (ABH37.088)


General Information

Prefers the dry belt at high tide.

Most common and widespread of the salt-marsh feeding Coleophoridae.

Larvae form distinctive 'dirty-looking' case which is coated with dark granules.

Wingspan: 12-14mm
Foodplant(s): Long-stalked Orache (Atriplex longipes), Annual Sea-blite (Suaeda maritima), glassworts (Salicornia spp.), Grass-leaved Orache (Atriplex littoralis)
Flying: One generation, July-August


Salt marsh.

Regional Information

There are no records in the system yet in Bulgaria.

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