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Coleophora gryphipennella
Rose Case-bearer (Hübner, 1796)
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Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

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Wingspan: 10 -13mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Rose
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C1
Norfolk Status
Confused with several other greyish brown Coleophorid species. Examination of the genitalia is advisable.
Clearly defined rings on the apex of the antenna can aid identification.
Larva mines leaves of Dog-rose and Cultivated Rose, living within a movable case.

[MBGBI vol3 p212]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 29 (42%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
13/06/2020127TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
31/05/2020128TF72 - Hillington/Houghton
01/05/2020+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
30/10/2019+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
19/10/2019+27TM28 - Harleston
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