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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Coleophora anatipennella
Pistol Case-bearer
Coleophora albidella
532 White Sallow Case-bearer
([Denis & Schiffermüller], 1775)37.050
Norfolk status
Wet or marshy areas, damp woodland and fixed dunes.
Larva builds a 'pistol case' from silk and fragments of leaf and frass. The sides of the case are usually adorned with hairs from the leaf surface.

Recorded in 20 (29%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1957.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Coleophora albidella (M) Winterton Dunes specimen. Aug 2008 - J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/07/2014127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
04/07/2014128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
23/06/2014128TF60 - Downham/Fincham
12/06/2014127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
18/05/2014127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
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Wingspan: 13-16 mm.
Season: June and July
Foodplant:   Creeping willow, Eared willow, Grey willow
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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