The Moths of Suffolk
496a Coleophora adjectella, Herrich-Schäffer, 1861

National Status : pRDB2

Local Status : Uncertain (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Blackthorn scrub

Flight Period : Single-brooded, late June to mid-August

Larval foodplants : Blackthorn (Prunus spinosa). On the continent also Wild Cherry (Prunus avium) and hawthorn (Crataegus)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 9-10mm


Confusion species
    AdultColeophora lutipennellaColeophora gryphipennella
Coleophora flavipennellaColeophora milvipennis
Coleophora badiipennellaColeophora alnifoliae
Coleophora solitariella

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Life history chart
larval diapause larval diapause larval diapause larva larva pupa ovaimago larva larva larval diapause larval diapause