Main: (Coleophoridae / Coleophorinae)
37.001 [B&F: 0486] Augasma aeratella (Zeller, 1839)


Extinct in the British Isles, formerly on farmland, woodland margins and cornfield edges in southern and south-eastern England, from Dorset to Essex, in Norfolk and in Oxfordshire (MBGBI Vol 3). There is a single record from the Isle of Wight in 1907, but never recorded from Hampshire. Wingspan 9-10 mm. Distinguished from the Coleophora by the antennae, which are held tight against the body, not extending forward. Larva feeds within flowers of Knotgrass, forming galls, in which it over-winters.

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VC10 Isle of Wight
Redcliffe, IoW (SZ68)2737-Morley, CAdult

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