One of the four similar metallic bronzy green Coleophora species.
Grassy places where foodplant grows.
Flies in sunshine, mainly before noon.
Leaf-mine: July - September (then overwintering)
The species was only separated from C. frischella in 1976.
Verification Grade Comment: Adult: If a photo, antennal features must be clearly visible
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Recorded in 19 (28%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.