Main: (Coleophoridae / Coleophorinae)
37.050 [B&F: 0532] Coleophora albidella ([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)

 

Notes: Local in fens, bogs, damp woodland, marshes, river-banks and damp areas throughout much of England and Wales, most frequently in the west; rare in Ireland. Probably under-recorded in Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight, where the extent of known records correlate with those areas in which the recording effort is concentrated. Wingspan 13-16 mm. Like many of the Coleophora, imagines are virtually impossible to identify without recourse to dissection, and the larvae, which live in cases of characteristic form and which can sometimes be found on the foodplant, may be easier to identify by comparison against a reference collection. Larva feeds within buds of Grey Willow, Eared Willow and Creeping Willow, preferring young trees, living within a movable pistol-case.

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