Main: (Coleophoridae / Coleophorinae)
37.069 [B&F: 0587] Coleophora caespititiella Zeller, 1839

 

Common in woodland clearings, damp meadows and marshes, both salt and fresh-water, throughout much of England, Wales and southern Ireland. In Hampshire and on the Isle of Wight mainly confined to the south-east of the county, where frequent in and around Botley Wood, where regularly trapped in numbers, all of which are painstakingly dissected. Wingspan 8-10 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 seed capsules of Compact Rush, Soft-rush, Jointed Rush, Hard Rush and Saltmarsh Rush, subsequently living within a movable case.

Flightime guide
JFM AMJ JAS OND

Records Received By Year

% of total records
Max records: 61
 
00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19

Percentage of Total Records

Total records
Max Percentage: 0.06502096
 
00 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19

Phenology - Adult Records

Max records: 124
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Phenology - Larval Records

Max records: 2
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec

Distribution Map

Historical distribution at tetrad resolution
Click for density map

Record Density

As above but the larger the symbol, the greater the number of records
Click for distribution map

Web Hosting from Vision Internet Limited