The Moths of Suffolk
586 Coleophora adjunctella, Hodgkinson, 1882

National Status : Nationally Scarce B

Local Status : Uncertain, no recent records (SMP Status 3)

Distribution and abundance : Rare

Habitats : Upper parts of salt-marsh

Flight Period : SIngle-brooded, late June to July

Larval foodplants : Saltmarsh Rush (Juncus gerardii)

Morley's Final Catalogue : Local in salt-marshes, on Juncus compressus. Taken on rushes in salterns at Aldeburgh on 22 June 1904 only (Morley).

Wingspan details : Wingspan 8-11mm

Identification

Confusion species
    AdultColeophora glaucicolella
Coleophora alticolella
Coleophora maritimella
Coleophora caespititiella
    Larval caseColeophora lassellaColeophora antennariella
Coleophora sylvaticellaColeophora taeniipennella
Coleophora tamesisColeophora maritimella

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Life history chart
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