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Coleophora deviella
Grey Blite Case-bearer Zeller, 1847
Coleophoridae
574 / 37.091
Photo © Stewart Wright,  09/10/2016 - Breydon Water

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 9-10mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Annual Sea-blite
Nat Status: pRDB3
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C2
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Salt marshes, keeping to the dry belt at high tide level.
Larva feeds on the seeds and leaves of Annual Sea-blight, living within a movable case.

Records from the saltmarsh areas at Breydon Water.

[MBGBI vol3 p314]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

Recorded in 5 (7%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1980.
Last Recorded in 2021.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
18/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
14/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
10/08/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
17/08/2020128TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
27/07/2020128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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