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Coleophora pyrrhulipennella
Heath Case-bearer Zeller, 1839
Coleophoridae
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Photo © Jim Swalwell,  26/03/2022 Roydon Common

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Least Case-bearer
Coleophora juncicolella
Wingspan: 11-14mm
Flight: June to July
Foodplant:   Heather
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Case: C1
Status
Local on heaths and bogs.
Larvae feed on Heather (=Ling), living and feeding in a distinctive black case made from silk.

Adult moths can be collected by sweeping over Heather, as with the related species found on Heather Coleophora juncicolella

If not recorded on foodplant then genitalia dissection is required.

[MBGBI vol3 p269]

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

Recorded in 15 (20%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
Additional Stats

Latest 10 Records
Date#VC10kArea
11/04/2024+28TF62Knights Hill / Roydon Common
24/06/2023128TF62Sandringham
21/05/2023127TG14Sheringham / Beeston
01/05/2023628TF61East Winch
08/04/2023528TF62Knights Hill / Roydon Common
27/03/2023128TF71East Winch
22/06/2022128TF63Dersingham
16/06/2022127TG12Buxton Heath / Marsham
05/05/2022127TG32East Ruston / Crostwight Heath
01/05/2022228TF61East Winch
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