The Moths of Suffolk
537 Coleophora kuehnella, (Goeze, 1783)

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Local

Habitats : Oak woodland and scrub

Flight Period : Single-brooded, late July to August

Larval foodplants : Deciduous oak (Quercus)

Records : Santon Downham (B Palmer, 1987-1989), Purdis Heath (A Prichard, 4.vi.1997), Ipswich (N Sherman & A Prichard, 27.vi.2002), Thurston (P Bryant, 6.vii.2002)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 14-17mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultColeophora albidella
Coleophora anatipennella, Pistol Case-bearer
Coleophora ibipennella
Coleophora betulella
    Larval caseColeophora currucipennella
Coleophora ibipennella

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Flight chart
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Life history chart
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