Coleophora mayrella

421646.00 — 1387 — Coleophora mayrella (Hübner, [1813]) — Metallic Coleophora

Larval Host(s)

Presumed main host
on Block Island:

Known hosts:
Trifolium spp.



Distinguished from two other adventive metallic species in the region, C. deauratella and trifolii, by annulate antennae.


  • Species Page at Moth Photographers Group
  • Baldizzone, G., H. van der Wolf, H., J.-F. Landry, 2006. Coleophoridae, Coleophorinae (Lepidoptera). World Catalog of Insects, 8: 1-215.
  • Barcode of Life (BOLD) - Caution: Some specimens shown may not be sequenced. DNA barcode provides evidence of relatedness not proof of identification.
  • Hall et al., 2021. The Moths of North Carolina - website (identification, habitats and life history)
  • Powell, J. A. & P. A. Opler, 2009. Moths of Western North America, Pl. 6.16f; p. 75. Book Review and ordering
  • Species Page at BugGuide