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Coleophora conyzae
Spikenard Case-bearer Zeller, 1868
Coleophoridae
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Photo © Peter Buchner - Lepiforum

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 12-16 mm.
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Ploughman’s Spikenard, Common Fleabane
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C2
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
First Norfolk record from the Brecks in 2005.
Chalk or limestone downland where the foodplant found but also in damper, marshy situations where the larva feeds on common-fleabane.
One of the larger Coleophorids, the adults being reasonably distinctive with their streaked white and buff forewings.
Leaf-mine: September - May

Recent record of cases on Common Fleabane at Foxley Wood in 2012 (J.R. Langmaid 07/06/12)

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

Recorded in 9 (12%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2005.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
23/07/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
18/07/2020127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
02/07/2020127TG14 - Sheringham
26/07/2019+27TG32 - Stalham/Catfield
05/07/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
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