Norfolk status Adults have a greenish metallic sheen and fly during the day as well as after dark. Easiest of the metallic green Coleophora species to determine, with its black and white ringed antennae. Grassland, roadside verges and wasteland where foodplant found.
Verification Grade Comment: Adult: If a photo, antennal features must be clearly visible
Case: A good quality photo or specimen of the case and plant/pabulum and the bred moth is
Recorded in 41 (59%) of 69 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1874. Last Recorded in 2019. Additional Stats