Coleophora maritimella
Sea-rush Case-bearer

Newman, 187337.078/585
Norfolk status
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 recent record from Holme in 2001 (J. Clifton)

Old unknown records in VC28 listed as E.C. Pelham-Clinton and unknown VC27 (MBGBI map data)

[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
 Immature Adult
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