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Coleophoridae

493 (Common Case-bearer), Coleophora serratella (Linnaeus, 1761)

Status and ecology:

National Status: Common

A resident species, whose larvae usually occur sparingly or fairly commonly in deciduous woods in both vice-counties. Adults only occur singly at mv light. Single-brooded, flying mainly from late June to early August. Larvae feed on alder, elm, silver birch, downy birch, hazel and hornbeam. (Pratt, 2011)

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overwintering larval case
Chiddingfold, 02 v 2012 Photo: Tony Davis

Coleophora serratella (Linnaeus, 1761)

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