Norfolk status Commonest species of British Coleophorid. The indistinct rings near the tip of the antenna can help distinguish it from some of the similar species. Examination of the genitalia is required.
Larva mines then forms a case fixed at an angle of twigs for the winter.
[MBGBI vol3 p215]
Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required
Case: A good quality photo or specimen of the case and plant/pabulum is required.
Recorded in 49 (71%) of 69 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1874. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats