487 Coleophora lutarea

Single-brooded, overwinters as a larva

Usual larval stage Setember to May

Adult forewing - around 4.5 to 5mm. Flies mid-May to June

Larval foodplants : Larva feeds within seeds of Greater Stitchwort (Stellaria holostea), subsequently living within a movable case

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