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

COLEOPHORIDAE

Las Descargues, 2 August 2013
Coleophora discordella Adult

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© Robin Howard

Coleophora discordella Zeller, 1849

Wingspan: 5.5-7mm

A univoltine species on the wing from June to the end of August when it is an occasional visitor to the ridge meadow traps. A species of calcareous grasslands of the plateau and Causse.

Larvae feed in a case made of the leaves of Lotus corniculatus.

 

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