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Coleophora albitarsella
White-legged Case-bearer

Zeller, 1849515 / 37.032
Norfolk status
Resembles several others in the genus Coleophora.
Diagnostic white tarsus on each leg. (re scientific name)
Adult flies at night, and sometimes in sunlight.
Pupation from May to early June is in the case, usually attached to a hard surface such as a rock or post.

Verification Grade Comment: Adult: If a photo, white tarsi must be clearly visible

Recorded in 31 (45%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1874.
Last Recorded in 2020.
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Ridlington, Norfolk, Slide 1744. Leg M ACourt, Det J Clifton.
List Species Records   [Show All Latest]
Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
28/05/2020128TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
28/05/2020127TG10 - Wymondham/Cringleford
19/04/2020+28TL79 - Methwold/Foulden
10/04/2020227TG20 - Norwich
24/02/2020+27TG31 - Horning/Hoveton
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Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Wingspan: 10-13mm
Flight: June - Aug
Foodplant:   Marjoram, Basil, Calamint, Mint, Clary, Ground-ivy
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Case: C1
 Immature Adult
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