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Immature stages

Luffia lapidella
Virgin Bagworm

(Goeze,1783)185 / 11.009
=Luffia ferchaultella
Norfolk status
Only the parthenogenetic (self-fertile) wingless female is known.

Luffia ferchaultella (Stephens, 1850) is no longer regarded as a separate species, but treated as a form: Luffia lapidella f. ferchaultella

Cased larvae feed, often gregariously, on lichen.

Verification Grade Comment: Parthenogenetic

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

Recorded in 35 (51%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1990.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
03/08/2019+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
24/07/2019+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
03/07/2019+27TG51 - Winterton/Caister
27/05/2019128TL98 - Brettenham/Harling
25/05/2019+28TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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Foodplant:   Lichen
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Case: C2
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