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Coleophora amethystinella
Coast Green Case-bearer Ragonot, 1885
520 / 37.047

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 14-18mm
Flight: May - June
Foodplant:   Smooth Tare, Lentil vetch Vicia tetrasperma
Nat Status: pRDB2
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Case: C2
Norfolk Status
No Norfolk Records.

The moth is a larger bronze coloured species that is readily identified by its orange eyes and pair of eyelashes.

This species colonised Suffolk from the south during the 2010s. First recorded in 2004.

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

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

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
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