The Moths of Suffolk
585 Coleophora maritimella, Newman, 1873

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Salt-marsh

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

Larval foodplants : Sea Rush (Juncus maritimus)

Records : Landguard (N Odin, 22.vii.2004)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Listed as non-Suffolk

Wingspan details : Wingspan 9-11mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultColeophora glaucicolella
Coleophora alticolella
Coleophora adjunctella
Coleophora caespititiella
    Larval caseColeophora lassellaColeophora antennariella
Coleophora sylvaticellaColeophora taeniipennella
Coleophora tamesisColeophora adjunctella

Compare confusion species
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Flight chart
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Life history chart
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