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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 13 (19%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1988.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/07/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
16/06/2015427TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
17/07/2014127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
23/06/2014+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
19/07/2013127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
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Wingspan: 10-14mm
Season: June to early August
Foodplant:   Oak
Nat Status: Local
 Immature Adult
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