Photo © Nigel Whinney,  Redgrave and Lopham Fen, Norfolk (gen. det)

Similar Norfolk Species
Coleophora alticolella
Common Rush Case-bearer
Coleophora caespititiella
Buff Rush Case-bearer

Zeller, 183937.069/587
Norfolk status
Frequents marshes, river-banks and damp areas.
Adults resemble several other Coleophora species, and are most reliably identified by dissection of the genitalia.

[MBGBI vol3 p329]

Recorded in 29 (42%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1984.
Last Recorded in 2015.


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Date#VC10k Area
04/07/2015+28TM09 - Attleborough
30/06/2015127TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
27/06/2015127TG50 - Yarmouth
25/06/2015128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
25/06/2015128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Wingspan: 8-10mm
Season: May to early July
Foodplant:   Juncus (rushes).
Nat Status: Common
 Immature Adult
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