Coleophora mayrella

Metallic Casebearer Moth

Coleophora mayrella, Metallic Casebearer Moth


Family: Coleophoridae

Subfamily: Coleophorinae

Length: 6 - 8 mm


The larvae of Coleophora mayrella feed on clover, consuming the seeds (Leckie and Beadle 2018).

Photo data (upper photo): 21 June 2005. At lights. Ruraldale, Upshur County, West Virginia.

Photo data (bottom photo): 23 July 2007. On daisy on Lake Superior shore, Brule River State Forest, Wisconsin.

Metallic Coleophora, Coleophora mayrella, Moth photo from Wisconsin