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Coleophora coracipennella
Blackthorn Case-bearer

(Hübner, 1796)494 / 37.014
Norfolk status
No external method to seperate this moth from the next two species except for unicolorous forelegs.
Confused with several other Coleophorid species. Examination of the genitalia is required.
Leaf-mine: September to May

[MBGBI vol3]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

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

Recorded in 11 (15%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1989.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Coleophora coracipennella, (m) Denver Sluice, Norfolk, Slide 1337 J Clifton
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
27/07/2021127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
22/07/2021227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
20/07/2021227TG13 - Baconsthorpe
06/08/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
05/08/2020228TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
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Wingspan: 8.5-11.5mm
Flight: June - July
Foodplant:   Blackthorn, Apple, Cherry, Hawthorn, Bullace
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C4
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