Coleophoridae
ABH BF
Photo © Dave Appleton,  13/07/2015 - North Elmham - male (gen det)

  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 18 (26%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.

 

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Determination
Coleophora argentulla, Bawdswell, Norfolk, Slide 1583 (J Clifton)
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
13/07/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
24/06/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
27/07/2014127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
21/09/2013+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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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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