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Coleophora albidella
White Sallow Case-bearer
Coleophora anatipennella
Pistol Case-bearer

(Hübner, 1796)37.049/533
Norfolk status
Occurs wherever major foodplants grow, most plentiful amongst blackthorn scrub near the coast.

The 'Pistol Case-bearers' are so named from the resemblance of their larval cases to an old flintlock pistol !

Recorded in 18 (26%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/09/2016+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
18/07/2016128TL89 - Bodney/Lynford
02/07/2016128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
11/06/2016128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
04/07/2015128TM09 - Attleborough
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Wingspan: 12-16 mm
Season: June and July
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Blackthorn, Apple and others...
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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