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Coleophora limosipennella
Dark Elm Case-bearer

(Duponchel, 1843)499 / 37.012
Norfolk status
Adult moth rarely seen.
Margins of woods, hedgerows containing elm saplings.

Larva produce a distinctive larval case in its later stages with a noticeably serrated upper edge.

[MBGBI vol3 p224]

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 17 (23%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2021.
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
17/07/2021+27TM28 - Harleston
02/07/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
13/06/2021128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
07/10/2020+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
08/06/2020127TM28 - Harleston
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Wingspan: 10-13 mm
Flight: June and July
Foodplant:   Elm
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C1
 Immature Adult

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