Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Nationally Scarce B
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Jul-Aug.
|Year first recorded||2009||2012||2011|
|Year last recorded||2014||2012||2014|
|Number of records||34||3||4|
|Number of individuals||45||3||4|
For the county, we have a total of 41 records from 12 sites. First recorded in 2009.
sorry, no pictures available for this species yet
Similar species: Adult very similar to C. saxicolella, only reliably separated by genitalia dissection. Larval case indistinguishable from those of C. saxicolella, C. versurella and C. vestianella.
Argus 58, 2009:
VC61. Spurn NNR, five 4-18.8.2009 gen. det. (BRS); Kilnsea, gen. det. three 4 & 8.8.2009 (JWC, BRS). NEW COUNTY RECORD.
Current status (HEB, 2011): One of a number of Coleophora species that can only be reliably determined by dissection, this moth was first recorded at Spurn (VC61) in 2009.