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Coleophora lutarea
Stitchwort Case-bearer (Haworth, 1828)
Coleophoridae
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Photo © Buchner Peter

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 9-11mm
Flight: May
Foodplant:   Greater Stitchwort
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Case: C2
Norfolk Status
Scarce, No modern-day records, could be overlooked?

Day flying species that can be found resting on flower-heads in May, usually in sheltered areas such as shady woodland.

Can be confused with various other Coleophora.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Case: A good quality photo or specimen of the case and plant/pabulum is required.

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 1899.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
1899+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
1899+27TM28 - Harleston
1874+27TG20 - Norwich
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