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Coleophora siccifolia
Grey Birch Case-bearer Stainton, 1856
Coleophoridae
501 / 37.013

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 12-14mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Birch, Hawthorn, Apple, Rowan
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C1
Norfolk Status
Hedgerows, and open country where foodplant found.
One of the earliest coleophorids to emerge.

As with many members of this family, they can be almost impossible to determine without referral to the genitalia.

[MBGBI vol3 p226]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2005.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
21/06/2005127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
01/01/1957 to 31/12/1989+27TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
1874+28TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hockham
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