The Moths of Suffolk
583 Coleophora tamesis, Waters, 1929

National Status : Local

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Damp meadows, bogs and woodland rides or wherever its foodplant occurs

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

Larval foodplants : Jointed Rush (Luzula articulatus)

Records : Minsmere (R Harvey, 30.vi.2004; J Langmaid & J Higgott, 18.vii.2006)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 11-14mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultColeophora galbulipennellaColeophora striatipennella
Coleophora inulaeColeophora follicularis
Coleophora trochilellaColeophora linosyridella
Coleophora ramosellaColeophora peribenanderi
Coleophora therinellaColeophora asteris
Coleophora argentulaColeophora versurella
Coleophora squamosellaColeophora pappiferella
Coleophora otidipennellaColeophora taeniipennella
    Larval caseColeophora lassellaColeophora antennariella
Coleophora sylvaticellaColeophora taeniipennella
Coleophora maritimellaColeophora adjunctella

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