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Coleophora argentula
Yarrow Case-bearer (Stephens, 1834)
Coleophoridae
563 / 37.102
Photo © Dave Appleton,  13/07/2015 - North Elmham - male (gen det)

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 9.5-13 mm
Flight: July and August
Foodplant:   Yarrow or Sneezewort
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C1
Norfolk Status
Flies at sunrise, evening and at night.
widespread and locally abundant in S England.
Leaf-mine: September to October.
Larva feeds on seeds and withering flowers.

[MBGBI vol3 p303]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 24 (35%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
30/08/2020228TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
15/08/2020228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
11/08/2020628TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
09/08/20201028TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
08/08/2020328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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