Season (Adult / Immature):
National Status: Local
Local Status: Rare and very local resident.
Local Record: Grade 4 See here for explanation
Flight time: Mid Jun-Jul.
Foodplant: Blackthorn, Apple, Cherry and Hawthorn.
|Year first recorded||2009||1981||2012||2012|
|Year last recorded||2014||2013||2012||2012|
|Number of records||9||10||1||1|
|Number of individuals||9||8||1||1|
For the county, we have a total of 21 records from 15 sites. First recorded in 1981.
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Similar species: Other Coleophoras, especially 0495 spinella, and 0494a prunifoliae not yet recorded in Yorkshire.
Sutton & Beaumont, 1989: This species and C. spinella (Schrank) were formerly regarded as one under the name nigricella (Stephens) ('Abundant everywhere' (Porritt, 1907)). There are few confirmed records of either moth and more recording is needed to determine their relative frequencies.