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Coleophora niveicostella Zeller, 1839

(Drab Case-bearer)
37.0430 (B&F: 548)

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

Status and ecology:

National Status: pRDB3

Recorded from the Brighton, Worthing and Arundel areas during Victorian times, the only recent sightings were of adults netted at Heyshott Down in June and July. The larvae feed on wild thyme (Pratt, 2011).

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Confirmed by John Langmaid.
Saltdean, 30 vi 2014 Photo: Tim Wilton

Coleophora niveicostella Zeller, 1849

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