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Similar Norfolk Species
Coleophora alcyonipennella
Clover Case-bearer
Coleophora mayrella
Meadow Case-bearer
Coleophora deauratella
Red-clover Case-bearer

Lienig & Zeller, 184637.046/519
Norfolk status
One of the four similar metallic bronzy green Coleophora species.
Grassy places where foodplant grows.
Flies in sunshine, mainly before noon.
Leaf-mine: July - September (then overwintering)

The species was only separated from C. frischella in 1976.

Recorded in 12 (17%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/07/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
10/07/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
22/06/2014127TG24 - Cromer
20/06/2014127TG24 - Cromer
20/06/2014127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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Wingspan: 10.5 - 12.5 mm
Season: June and July
Foodplant:   Red clover
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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