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Coleophora peribenanderi
Pale Thistle Case-bearer Toll, 1943
559 / 37.093
Photo © Dave Appleton,  27/06/11 Bawdeswell. Gen. Det. J Clifton.

Similar Norfolk Species
Agrimony Case-bearer
Coleophora follicularis
Wingspan: 12.5-15 mm.
Flight: June - Aug
Foodplant:   Thistle
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C1
Norfolk Status
Rough grassland, wasteland, roadside verges, woodland rides.
Larva living and feeding in a movable case.

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

[MBGBI vol3 p299]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 21 (28%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
20/07/2021128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
08/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
07/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
17/08/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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