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


Las Descargues, 2 July 2014
Coleophora niveistrigella Adult


© Robin Howard

Coleophora niveistrigella Wocke, 1877

Wingspan: 11-13mm

A univoltine species on the wing from May to July, a scarce species at Las Descargues only recorded from the meadows bordering the gorge.

Larvae feed on Gypsophila fastigiata - 15mm case.