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Coleophora albicosta (Haworth, 1828)

(Gorse Case-bearer)
37.0630 (B&F: 544)

»Suborder: Glossata
 »Superfamily: Gelechioidea
  »Family: Coleophoridae
   »Subfamily: Gelechiinae
    »Tribe: Hypercalliini

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

Chiefly recorded as single adults during May and June at scattered localities in the centre and west of the two counties in recent years. The larvae feed on the seeds of gorse (Pratt, 2011).

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Lindfield, 23 v 2009 Photo: Bob Foreman

Coleophora albicosta (Haworth, 1828)

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