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Coleophora pyrrhulipennella
Ling Case-bearer Zeller, 1839
Coleophoridae
541 / 37.055
Photo © Mike Crewe,  MV trap, Sheringham

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 11-14mm
Flight: June to July
Foodplant:   Heather
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Case: C1
Norfolk Status
Moorland, heaths and bogs.
Larva feeds on Heather, living and feeding in a distinctive black case from silk.

[MBGBI vol3 p269]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 13 (18%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
27/04/2021127TG12 - Aylsham
24/04/2021527TG12 - Aylsham
08/04/2021127TG12 - Aylsham
04/04/2021127TG14 - Sheringham
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