The Moths of Suffolk
528 Coleophora chalcogrammella, Zeller, 1839

National Status : pRDB1

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

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Grassland on chalky and slightly acid soils

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

Larval foodplants : Field Mouse-ear (Cerastium arvense) or Lesser Stitchwort (Stellaria graminea)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Found among Cerastium, Brandon (Tr. Norf.Soc. 1842, 72).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 8-10mm


Confusion species : None

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