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Coleophora gardesanella
Small Streaked Case-bearer Toll, 1953
Coleophoridae
557 / 37.096
Photo © Keith Kerr,  04/08/2019 - Litcham (garden)

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 9.5-11mm
Flight: Late June - Aug
Foodplant:   Sea Wormwood, Mugwort, Sneezewort, Yarrow, Tansy, Ox-eye Daisy
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce A
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C4
Norfolk Status
Nationally scarce (Na) in a wide variety of habitats in the south-eastern counties of England.
The adult flies in afternoon sunshine and comes to light.

Like many of the Coleophora, adults are virtually impossible to identify without dissection.

New for Norfolk in 2019 at Litcham (K. Kerr, 04/08/19)

[MBGBI Vol3 p296]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2019.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
04/08/2019128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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