Coleophoridae
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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Coleophora coracipennella
Blackthorn Case-bearer
Coleophora gryphipennella
Rose Case-bearer
 
Coleophora serratella
493 Common Case-bearer
(Linnaeus, 1761)37.015
Norfolk status
Commonest species of British Coleophorid.
The indistinct rings near the tip of the antenna distinguish it from some of the similar species.
Examination of the genitalia is advised.

Larva mines then forms a case fixed at an angle of twigs for the winter.

[MBGBI vol3 p215]

Recorded in 40 (58%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
12/04/2014+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
17/10/2013+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
05/10/2013+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
26/09/2013+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
03/09/2013+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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Wingspan: 11-14mm
Season: July - Aug
Foodplant:   Birch, Elm, Alder, Hazel
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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