The Moths of Suffolk
505 Coleophora idaeella, Hofmann, 1869

Local Status : Non-Suffolk species

National Status : pRDB2

Habitats : Scots Pine (Pinus sylvestris) woodland and Calluna heathland with Scots Pine(Pinus sylvestris) or birch (Betula) tree invasion

Flight Period : Single-brooded, June to mid-July

Larval foodplants : Cowberry (Vaccinium vitis-idaea)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 11.5-15mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultMetriotes lutareaColeophora gryphipennella
Coleophora spinella, Apple and Plum Case-bearerColeophora siccifolia
Coleophora lusciniaepennellaColeophora vitisella
Coleophora antennariellaColeophora sylvaticella
    Larval caseColeophora vitisella

Compare confusion species
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Life history chart
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