Coleophoridae
ABH BF
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  Immature stages

 
Coleophora taeniipennella
581 Small Rush Case-bearer
Herrich-Schäffer, 185537.074
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 14 (20%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2013.

 

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
10/08/2013+27TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
20/10/2012+27TG12 - Aylsham
13/07/2010227TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
12/07/2010127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
09/07/2010128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
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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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