Coleophoridae
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Coleophora conyzae
Spikenard Case-bearer

Zeller, 186837.036/521
Norfolk status
Scarce.
First Norfolk record from the Brecks in 2005.
Chalk or limestone downland where the foodplant found but also in damper, marshy situations where the larva feeds on common-fleabane.
One of the larger Coleophorids, the adults being reasonably distinctive with their streaked white and buff forewings.
Leaf-mine: September - May

Recent record of cases on Common Fleabane at Foxley Wood in 2012 (J.R. Langmaid 07/06/12)

Recorded in 2 (3%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2005.
Last Recorded in 2012.

 

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Determination
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Date#VC10k Area
07/06/2012+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
18/07/2005128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
16/07/2005+28TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
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Wingspan: 12-16 mm.
Season: June and July
Foodplant:   Ploughman’s Spikenard, Common Fleabane
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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