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Coleophora tamesis
Jointed-rush Case-bearer Waters, 1929
Coleophoridae
583 / 37.070

Similar Norfolk Species: None
Wingspan: 11-14mm
Flight: June to August
Foodplant:   Jointed Rush
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C2
Norfolk Status
Rare.
Frequents marshes, river-banks and damp areas.
Flies in evening sunshine and at night.

First Norfolk record in 1996 at East Walton Common.

Identification requires referral to the genitalia.

[MBGBI vol3 p325]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

Recorded in 8 (11%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1996.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
24/07/2020128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
18/07/2016128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
01/07/2015128TF70 - Beachamwell/Oxborough
28/06/2015128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
18/07/2014128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
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