Coleophoridae
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Similar Norfolk Species
Coleophora albidella
White Sallow Case-bearer
 
Coleophora anatipennella
533 Pistol Case-bearer
(Hübner, 1796)37.049
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 13 (19%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
05/07/2014127TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
01/07/2012127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
08/07/2010128TF80 - Swaffham
03/07/2010128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
05/08/2009128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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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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