Norfolk status 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
Case: A good quality photo or specimen of the case and plant/pabulum and the bred moth is
Recorded in 19 (26%) of 74 10k Squares. First Recorded in 1874. Last Recorded in 2020. Additional Stats