Coleophora serratella - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth


Las Descargues, 30 July 2013
Coleophora serratella Case


© Robin Howard/Dave Shenton

Coleophora serratella (Linnaeus, 1761)

Wingspan: 12-15mm

A univoltine species on the wing from early July to the end of August when it is an occasional visitor to the lights at Las Descargues. A species of woodland, woodland margins and scrub where birch, hazel and alder grow.

Larvae have only been found on Betula and Corylus avellana.