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Coleophora trigeminella
Scarce Thorn Case-bearer Fuchs, 1881
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Photo © Dave Appleton,  16/06/2017 - Warham Greens - male (gen det)

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Wingspan: 9-11mm
Flight: July
Foodplant:   Hawthorn, Apple, Cherry, Rowan
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C2
Norfolk Status
Nationally scarce (Na) in hedgerows and scrubland in parts of south-eastern England, with records north to Yorkshire.

New for Norfolk in 2015, when a male was taken at Dersingham (R. Jones, 28/06/15 - Gen. Det.)

Verification Grade Comment: Case: Feeding / mouth angle to be shown

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

Recorded in 7 (10%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2015.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
29/06/2019128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
12/06/2018127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
11/06/2018128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
03/07/2017128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
24/06/2017128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
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