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Coleophora albella
Viviparous Case-bearer

(Thunberg, 1788)37.004/489
Norfolk status
Very rare.
Found on foodplant growing in damp woodland rides.
Placed on the British list after the capture of a single specimen at Denton, Norfolk by C.T. Cruttwell in 1890 (Barrett, 1891).
Presumed locally extinct.

[MBGBI vol3 p210]

Verification Grade Comment: Considered Extinct

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Recorded in 1 (1%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1890.
Last Recorded in 1890.
Additional Stats

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Barrett 1891 - (=Tinea laeucapennella) An addition to the British Fauna - Entomologists Monthly Magazine 27.302
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Date#VC10k Area
June 1890+27TM28 - Harleston
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Wingspan: 16-18mm
Season: May - June
Foodplant:   Ragged-Robin
Nat Status: pRDB1
Verification Grade:  Adult: 3  Case: C2
 Immature Adult
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