Coleophoridae
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Coleophora maritimella
Sea-rush Case-bearer

Newman, 187337.078/585
Norfolk status
Rare.
Frequents salt-marshes, river-banks and damp areas where Sea Rush (Juncus maritimus) can be found.
Similar to many other whitish species of Coleophora, and examination of the genitalia is advised.
Leaf-mine: September - May
The larva makes a case from the seedhead and the case may be seen as it moves around the flower head.

Single known record from Holme in 2001 (J. Clifton)

Unspecified VC27,28 maps [MBGBI v3 p327]

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2001.
Last Recorded in 2001.

 

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Date#VC10k Area
May 2001128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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Wingspan: 9-11mm
Season: July
Foodplant:   Sea Rush
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
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