Lep:Coleophoridae
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37.005 Coleophora lutipennella (Zeller, 1838)
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the spring case is shown

Food Plant: Quercus spp.(Oaks)

Mine: late September to late October, then April to early June

Notes: First case formed of silk, larva mining leaves. Feeding in spring in a new case on catkins and also mining leaves. Very similar to case of C. flavipennella.

Data: 25.iv.2004, Fleet, Hants, VC12. Moth emerged 6.vi.04, gen det.

Image:© Rob Edmunds

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