The Moths of Suffolk
558 Coleophora ramosella, Zeller, 1849

Local Status : Non-Suffolk species

National Status : pRDB1

Habitats : Coastal sandhills, woodland rides and downland

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

Larval foodplants : Goldenrod (Solidago virgaurea) or Daisy (Bellis perennis). On the continent also Goldilocks (Aster linosyris), Aster amellus and hawkweed (Hieracium)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 10-12mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultColeophora galbulipennellaColeophora striatipennella
Coleophora inulaeColeophora follicularis
Coleophora trochilellaColeophora linosyridella
Coleophora peribenanderiColeophora therinella
Coleophora asterisColeophora argentula
Coleophora versurellaColeophora squamosella
Coleophora pappiferellaColeophora artemisiella
Coleophora otidipennellaColeophora taeniipennella
Coleophora tamesis
    Larval caseColeophora inulaeColeophora follicularis
Coleophora trochilellaColeophora linosyridella
Coleophora gardesanellaColeophora peribenanderi
Coleophora paripennellaColeophora artemisiella

Compare confusion species
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Life history chart
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