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Bacotia claustrella
Shining Bagworm

(Bruand, 1845)183 / 11.010
=Bacotia sepium
Norfolk status
A scarce species in Britain, occurring in certain southern English counties.

The females are wingless, males are fully winged and rather dull brown in appearance.

New for Norfolk in 2014/15 when larval cases (originally incorrectly identified as Dahlica lichenella) were found along the Peddars Way in VC28 and bred out, with both male and female specimens emerging. (S. Youngs, July 2015)
Also another female bred from case found at Shotesham in 2015 (A. Musgrove, 22/05/15) VC27 First.

Video by Stephen Youngs

Verification Grade Comment: Grade 3 (male)

Retained Specimen / Photograph will be Required.

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

Recorded in 4 (6%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 2000.
Last Recorded in 2019.
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List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
07/07/2019128TF92 - Fakenham/Ryburgh
07/10/2017128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
07/04/2017228TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
04/03/2016128TL99 - Thompson/Gt.Hocking
22/05/2015127TM29 - Newton Flotman/Hempnall
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Wingspan: 13-15mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Lichen
Nat Status: pRDB3
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Case: C3
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