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Luffia lapidella
Grey Bagworm

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

Virgin Bagworm 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 36 (52%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1990.
Last Recorded in 2019.
Additional Stats

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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/10/2019+27TM28 - Harleston
31/08/2019+27TG14 - Sheringham
30/08/2019+28TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
28/08/2019+27TG33 - Bacton
03/08/2019+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
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Foodplant:   Lichen
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Case: C2
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