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  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Coleophora alticolella
Common Rush Case-bearer
Coleophora atriplicis
Saltmarsh Case-bearer

Meyrick, 192837.088/573
Norfolk status
Salt marsh species preferring the dry belt at high tide.
Most common and widespread of the salt-marsh feeding Coleophoridae.
Leaf-mine: September to October.
Forms distinctive 'dirty-looking' case, which is coated with dark granules

[MBGBI vol3 p313]

Recorded in 10 (14%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1991.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/07/2015328TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
27/06/2015127TG50 - Yarmouth
15/07/2014128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
15/07/2014128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
05/07/2014328TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
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Wingspan: 12-14mm
Season: July to August
Foodplant:   Stalked Orache, Annual Seablite, Glasswort and Grass-leaved Orache
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
 Immature Adult
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