The Moths of Suffolk
519 Coleophora deauratella, Lienig & Zeller, 1846

National Status : Local

Local Status : Uncertain, no recent records (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Grassy areas, roadside verges, wasteland and cliff-tops

Flight Period : Single-brooded, June to July

Larval foodplants : Red Clover (Trifolium pratense)

Aston's Additions : I took a specimen at Stowmarket light on 31.vii.1951 (Trans. S.N.S., Vol. X, pt. IV, p. 290). Considered "probably present with us" in 1937, as was S. crataegella, L.

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10.5-12.5mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultColeophora trifolii
Coleophora alcyonipennella, Clover Case-bearer
Coleophora frischella
Coleophora mayrella
Coleophora fuscicornis

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Ipswich, Suffolk (vii.2008) © Neil Sherman

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