Main: (Coleophoridae / Coleophorinae)
37.026 [B&F: 0509] Coleophora violacea (Ström, 1783)

 

Notes: Nationally scarce (Nb) in open woodland, parks and scrubland throughout much of Britain, except for the far north of Scotland and the Hebrides, Orkney and Shetland. In Hampshire apparently rather scarce, typical finds being of single cases or single moths at light; an empty case was found on the Isle of Wight in 1995. Like many of the Coleophora, imagines are virtually impossible to identify without recourse to dissection, and the fact that the larva of this species is highly polyphagous means that cases are difficult to find. Wingspan 9-11 mm. Larva mines leaves of deciduous trees and shrubs, living within a movable case. The case is very similar to that of C. potentillae.

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