The Moths of Suffolk
529 Coleophora tricolor, Walsingham, 1899

National Status : pRDB2

Local Status : Resident (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Grassland on calcareous soils

Flight Period : Single-brooded, late June to mid-August

Larval foodplants : Basil Thyme (Acinos arvensis)

Wingspan details : Wingspan 16-19mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultColeophora conyzaeColeophora lineolea
Coleophora lixellaColeophora pennella
Coleophora argentulaColeophora tamesis
    Larval caseColeophora lixella

Compare confusion species
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Life history chart
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