The Moths of Suffolk
569 Coleophora squamosella, Stainton, 1856

Local Status : Non-Suffolk species

National Status : pRDB2

Habitats : Waste ground, roadside verges, and dry thin grassland, especially on chalky soils

Flight Period : Single-brooded, June to July

Larval foodplants : Blue Fleabane (Erigeron acer)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 11-13mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultColeophora galbulipennellaColeophora striatipennella
Coleophora inulaeColeophora follicularis
Coleophora trochilellaColeophora linosyridella
Coleophora ramosellaColeophora peribenanderi
Coleophora therinellaColeophora asteris
Coleophora argentulaColeophora versurella
Coleophora pappiferellaColeophora otidipennella
Coleophora taeniipennellaColeophora tamesis
    Larval caseColeophora virgaureae

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Life history chart
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