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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Coleophora betulella
White Birch Case-bearer
Coleophora ibipennella
Forest Case-bearer

Zeller, 184937.052/535
Norfolk status
Distributed mainly in the south-east of England.
Larva mines leaves of Oak, subsequently living in a movable pistol-case.

Due to name changes, records has been thoroughly confused with C. betulella in the past.


[MBGBI vol3 p265]

Recorded in 14 (20%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1988.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/07/2016227TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
16/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
10/07/2016128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
10/07/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
29/06/2015127TG11 - Drayton/Swannington
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Wingspan: 10-14mm
Season: June to early August
Foodplant:   Oak
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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