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Coleophora adspersella
Dusted Case-bearer Benander, 1939
567 / 37.104
Photo © Dave Appleton,  15/07/2014 - Bawdeswell - male (gen det)

Similar Norfolk Species
Pale Orache Case-bearer
Coleophora versurella
Wingspan: 13-16 mm.
Flight: June and August
Foodplant:   Orache and Goosefoot
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C4
Norfolk Status

Added to the British list in 1958, before this it was grouped with all the other orache and goosefoot feeding Coleophora named C. laripennella.

Nocturnal, may fly during the day.
Waste ground, arable land especially fields in which root crops are grown.

Recent records from Bawdeswell, Dersingham, Mundford and Cley.

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 7 (10%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1997.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
02/07/2020128TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
05/06/2017228TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
06/07/2016127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
04/08/2015128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
06/07/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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