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Coleophora prunifoliae
New Sloe Case-bearer Doets, 1944
494a / 37.017
Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

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Wingspan: 9-12mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Dwarf cherry, Apple
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C4
Norfolk Status
No Norfolk records.

A specimen added to the Norfolk list in 2003 (NMS Newsletter 65) has been retracted by the recorder.

Added to the British list in 1980.
Occurs in scattered colonies amongst foodplant.

[MBGBI vol3 p217]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

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