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  Immature stages

Coleophora taeniipennella
Small Rush Case-bearer

Herrich-Schäffer, 185537.074/581
Norfolk status
Frequents marshes, river-banks and damp areas.
The larvae feed on the seeds and create a silken case with the seed husk around it.

[MBGBI vol3 p322]

Recorded in 17 (25%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2015.

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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/07/2015127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
13/07/2015127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
07/07/2015127TG30 - Brundall/Cantley
31/10/2014+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
23/07/2014127TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
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Wingspan: 10-12mm
Season: June to July
Foodplant:   Jointed Rush, Sharp-flowered Rush.
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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