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Coleophora gryphipennella
Rose Case-bearer

(Hübner, 1796)491 / 37.006
Norfolk status
Confused with several other greyish brown Coleophorid species. Examination of the genitalia is advisable.
Clearly defined rings on the apex of the antenna can aid identification.
Larva mines leaves of Dog-rose and Cultivated Rose, living within a movable case.

[MBGBI vol3 p212]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 32 (43%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
Additional Stats

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Coleophora gryphipennella, Hindolveston, Norfolk, July 2013, Slide 1540 - containing larva hatched within host (J Clifton)
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Date#VC10k Area
03/11/2021+27TG41 - Acle/Hemsby
13/10/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
27/06/2021128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
13/06/2021328TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
29/05/2021227TM39 - Loddon/Ditchingham
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Wingspan: 10 -13mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Rose
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C1
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