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Coleophora lusciniaepennella
Willow Case-bearer

(Treitschke, 1833)504 / 37.022
=Osier Case-bearer

Norfolk status
Common amongst sallows and in bogs and fens where Bog-myrtle is found.
Adult flies at sunset and sunrise.

Larval case on Bog-myrtle longer and narrower than the woolly cases found on salix.

Determination by Genitalia Examination (gen. det.) Required

Recorded in 30 (41%) of 74 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2024.
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Coleophora lusciniapennella, How Hill, Norfolk, Slide 1572 (J Clifton)
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Date#VC10kGeneral Area
14/04/2024328TL99Rockland St Peter
28/10/2023+28TF63Ken Hill Wood / Snettisham
09/07/2023127TG04Cley next the Sea
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Wingspan: 10-13.5mm
Flight: June - July.
Foodplant:   Sallow, Willow, Bog-myrtle
Nat Status: Common
Verification Grade:  Adult: 4  Case: C1
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