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  Immature stages

Coleophora pyrrhulipennella
541 Ling Case-bearer
Zeller, 183937.055
Norfolk status
Moorland, heaths and bogs.
Larva feeds on Heather, living and feeding in a distinctive black case from silk.

[MBGBI vol3 p269]

Recorded in 9 (13%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2014.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
08/06/2014127TM18 - Diss
14/05/2014127TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
28/06/2013+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
18/06/2012127TG14 - Sheringham
28/05/2011+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
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Wingspan: 11-14mm
Season: June to July
Foodplant:   Heather
Nat Status: Local
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