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Coleophora salicorniae
Glasswort Case-bearer Heinemann & Wocke, 1876
Coleophoridae
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Photo © Jim Swalwell,  22/08/2015 - Holme NWT (gen det J Hodgkinson)

Similar Norfolk Species
Body-marked Case-bearer
Coleophora clypeiferella
Wingspan: 12-14mm
Flight: July to August
Foodplant:   Glasswort
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Case: C2
Norfolk Status
Salt-marsh species.
Larva living and feeding in a movable case, spends the winter in a silken tube buried in mud.

[MBGBI vol3 p330]

Verification Grade Comment: Adult: If photo, stigma on forewing must be clearly visible and 1st abdominal segment shown to lack C. clypeiferella feature. Case: Feeds in case for only a few days

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

Recorded in 15 (20%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1971.
Last Recorded in 2020.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
31/08/2020127TG02 - Foxley/Foulsham
14/08/2020127TG33 - Bacton
10/08/2020127TG04 - Blakeney/Cley
07/08/2020+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
01/08/2020128TF81 - Castle Acre/Litcham
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