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  Immature stages

Coleophora argentula
563 Yarrow Case-bearer
(Stephens, 1834)37.102
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 16 (23%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2013.


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Coleophora argentulla, Bawdswell, Norfolk, Slide 1583 (J Clifton)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/09/2013+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
05/09/2013+28TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
04/08/2013127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
02/08/2013128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
18/11/2012328TL88 - Thetford
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Wingspan: 9.5-13 mm
Season: July and August
Foodplant:   Yarrow or Sneezewort
Nat Status: Common
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