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Similar Norfolk Species
Coleophora alcyonipennella
Small Clover Case-bearer
Coleophora mayrella
Meadow Case-bearer
Coleophora deauratella
519 Red-clover Case-bearer
Lienig & Zeller, 184637.046
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 11 (16%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
22/06/2014127TG24 - Cromer
20/06/2014127TG24 - Cromer
20/06/2014127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
29/07/2006+27TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
25/07/2006127TG14 - Sheringham
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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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