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Coleophora striatipennella
Hedge Case-bearer Nylander, 1848
553 / 37.099
Photo © Dave Appleton,  06/06/2015 - Cranwich Heath

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 11-13mm
Flight: mid-May to mid-August
Foodplant:   Lesser Stitchwort
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C2
Norfolk Status
Frequents damp woodland, marshes, river-banks and damp areas.
Larva living and feeding in a movable case.

Requires gen det to rule out other similar looking Coleophora. In Norfolk at least, C. peribenanderi is being confused in the adult stages.

[MBGBI vol3 p289]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

Recorded in 29 (42%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/2020228TF80 - Swaffham
18/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
13/07/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
24/06/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
16/06/2020328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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