The Moths of Suffolk
520 Coleophora fuscicornis, Zeller, 1847

National Status : pRDB2

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Coastal grassland

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

Larval foodplants : Smooth Tare (Vicia tetrasperma)

Records : A Prichard (Erwarton, 6.vi.2004 & 31.v.2005)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 14-18mm

Identification

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

Compare confusion species
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Suffolk (19.v.2011) © A Prichard

Flight chart
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Life history chart
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Further Photographs

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Ipswich, Suffolk (3.vi.2015) © Paul Kitchener
First site record - Ipswich, Suffolk (28.v.2015) © Neil Sherman
Ipswich, Suffolk (21.v.2017) © Paul Kitchener