Photo © Dave Appleton,  04/08/2013 - Bawdeswell - female gen. det. J Clifton

  Immature stages

Coleophora argentula
Yarrow Case-bearer

(Stephens, 1834)37.102/563
Norfolk status
Flies at sunrise, evening and at night.
widespread and locally abundant in S England.
Leaf-mine: September to October.
Larva feeds on seeds and withering flowers.

[MBGBI vol3 p303]

Recorded in 20 (29%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2016.

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Coleophora argentulla, Bawdswell, Norfolk, Slide 1583 (J Clifton)
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Date#VC10k Area
25/09/2016+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
14/08/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
05/08/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
29/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/07/2016128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
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Wingspan: 9.5-13 mm
Season: July and August
Foodplant:   Yarrow or Sneezewort
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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