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  Immature stages

Coleophora pyrrhulipennella
Ling Case-bearer

Zeller, 183937.055/541
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 10 (14%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/06/2016+28TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
09/07/2015427TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
14/05/2015+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
08/06/2014127TM18 - Diss
14/05/2014127TG03 - Holt/Swanton Novers
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Wingspan: 11-14mm
Season: June to July
Foodplant:   Heather
Nat Status: Local
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