Main: (Coleophoridae / Coleophorinae)
37.002 [B&F: 0487] Coleophora lutarea (Haworth, 1828)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) in open woodland in southern England and south Wales. Restricted to a few sites in Hampshire, such as Pamber Forest and Botley Wood, but not recorded from the Isle of Wight since 1929. Wingspan 9-11 mm. Flies over the foodplant in sunshine and rests on the flowers, feeding on the nectar (MBGBI Vol 3). Larva feeds within seeds of Greater Stitchwort, subsequently living within a movable case.

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