Coleophora Lutipennella

Coleophora lutipennella is a moth of the Coleophoridae family. It is found in most of Europe, except the Mediterranean Islands.

The wingspan is 10–12 mm. The moth flies from July to August depending on the location.

The larvae feed on Castanea sativa, Quercus macranthera, Quercus petraea, Quercus pontica, Quercus pubescens and Quercus robur. They create a light brown, trivalved, tubular silken case of about 7 mm long. The mouth angle is about 45°. Full-grown larvae can be found in early June.