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Coleophora trifolii
Large Clover Case-bearer

(Curtis, 1832)37.033/516
Norfolk status
One of the larger of the Coleophoridae.
Largest of the four metallic bronzy green Coleophoridae found in Norfolk.
Rough grassland, wasteland and roadside verges.
Adults fly in the daytime.
Leaf-mine: July - May.
Forms black case from seedpods (up to three pods may be joined together)

Verification Grade Comment: Adult: Size of moth and antenna details essential

Recorded in 26 (38%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1990.
Last Recorded in 2018.
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Determination
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Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
19/08/2018127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
07/08/2018127TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
06/08/2018127TG13 - Baconsthorpe
27/07/2018228TF74 - Holme/Titchwell
23/07/2018227TG23 - N.Walsham/Roughton
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Wingspan: 15-20 mm
Season: June and July
Foodplant:   Melilot
Nat Status: Local
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2  Case: C1
 Immature Adult
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