Coleophoridae
ABH BF
Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

  Immature stages

Similar Norfolk Species
Coleophora alticolella
Common Rush Case-bearer
 
Coleophora atriplicis
573 Saltmarsh Case-bearer
Meyrick, 192837.088
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 2014.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
15/07/2014128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
05/07/2014328TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
29/08/2013+28TF94 - Wells/Stiffkey
04/07/2013128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
28/09/2012128TF84 - Burnham/Holkham
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
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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