Rough grassland, wasteland, roadside verges, woodland rides.
Larva living and feeding in a movable case.
Requires gen det to rule out other similar looking Coleophora. In Norfolk at least, C. striatipennella is being confused in the adult stages.
[MBGBI vol3 p299]
|Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required|
Recorded in 21 (28%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.