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Coleophora currucipennella
Scarce Wood Case-bearer Zeller, 1839
Coleophoridae
534 / 37.054

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Wingspan: 13-16mm
Flight: July
Foodplant:   Hazel, Hornbeam and Oak
Nat Status: pRDB3
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C2
Norfolk Status
Scarce.
Woodland containing Oak and Hornbeam.
Lives and feeds in a movable pistol-case.

Old VC27 records and a specimen at Dersingham Bog in 2003 (J. Clifton)

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


[MBGBI vol3 p264]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

Recorded in 3 (4%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2003.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
11/06/2003128TF62 - King's Lynn/Dersingham
1899+27TM28 - Harleston
1874+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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